Tomas Avalos Ossandon

15 March 1841–17 August 1908 (Age 67)
San Félix, Huasco, Chile

The Life of Tomas

When Tomas Avalos Ossandon was born on 15 March 1841, in San Félix, Huasco, Chile, his father, Francisco Avalos Vallejos, was 28 and his mother, Barbara Ossandon Ossandon, was 27. He married Mercedes Gómez in 1869. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 17 August 1908, in San Félix, Huasco, Chile, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Tomas Avalos Ossandon
Mercedes Gómez
Marriage: 1869
Manuel del Trancito Avalos Gomez
Amador del Trancito Avalos Gomez

Spouse and Children

San Felix, Chile


Parents and Siblings



    Maria Ines Avalos Ossandón


    Isidro Segundo Avalos Ossandon


    Francisco del Rosario Avalos Ossandon


    Francisca Del Rosario Abalos Ossandon



+8 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 20

Period of Liberal rule.

Age 38

War of the Pacific. Chile wages war against Bolivia and Peru.

Age 42

Chile seals victory with Treaty of Ancón.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Ávalos): habitational name from Ábalos, a place near Haro in Soria province, on the edge of the Basque country. A Basque origin of the place name has been suggested, involving the stem abar- ‘kermes oak’, but this is highly conjectural.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Tomás Avalos in entry for Amador del Tránsito Avalos and Rosa Herminia Chavez, "Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903"
  • Tomás Avalos in entry for Amador del Tránsito Avalos Gómez and María Mercedes Páez Godoi, "Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903"
  • Tomas Avalos in entry for Manuel Del Transito Avalos Gomez, "Chile Baptisms, 1585-1932"

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