Pedro José Buitrago García de Heredia

13 September 1700–
Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia

The Life of Pedro José

When Pedro José Buitrago García de Heredia was born on 13 September 1700, in Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia, his father, Juan Ignacio Buitrago Giraldo, was 23 and his mother, Maria Garcia de Heredia Carmona, was 20. He married Juana Rita Martinez Duque on 24 April 1726, in Marinilla, Antioquia, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Pedro José Buitrago García de Heredia
Juana Maria Gallego Orozco
Marriage: 7 June 1733
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María Salvadora Buitrago Gallego
Pedro Ignacio Buitrago Gallego
Maria Josefa Casimira Buitrago Gallego
Manuela Estefa Buitrago Gallego

Spouse and Children

7 June 1733
Marinilla, Antioquia, Colombia


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    Pedro Ignacio Buitrago Gallego


    Maria Josefa Casimira Buitrago Gallego


    Manuela Estefa Buitrago Gallego



Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 18

Bogota becomes the capital of the Spanish vice-royalty of Nueva Granada. Nueva Granada also rules Ecuador and Venezuela.

Age 110

The King of Spain is overthrown by Napoleon.

Age 114

Spain sends troops to South America to quell an uprising of colonists.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Buitrago in Soria province or possibly Buitrago del Lozoya in Madrid province, so named with the Late Latin personal name Vulturius (a derivative of vultur ‘vulture’) + the locative suffix -acum.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jose Buitrago in entry for Buitrago, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"
  • Jph Buitriago en el registro de Manuela Estefa Buitriago Gallego, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2018"
  • Joseph Buitriago in entry for Joseph Valentin Buitriago Martinez, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"

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