Maria Sebastiana Quesada Vazquez

Brief Life History of Maria Sebastiana

When Maria Sebastiana Quesada Vazquez was born in 1847, in Ixtlahuacán del Río, Jalisco, Mexico, her father, Josef Desiderio Quesada Sandoval, was 49 and her mother, Maria Guadalupe Vazquez Alonzo, was 42. She married Jose Cosme Martinez Mora on 17 May 1872, in Ixtlahuacán del Río, Jalisco, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Jose Cosme Martinez Mora
Maria Sebastiana Quesada Vazquez
Marriage: 17 May 1872
J. Del Refugio Martinez Quezada
Pedro Martin Quesada
Donaciano Martin
Matilde Martin

Sources (5)

  • Quesada Vasquez, "Mexico, Jalisco, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1979"
  • Sebastiana Quezada, "México, matrimonios, 1570-1950"
  • Sebastiana Quesada en entrada por Pedro Martin Quesada, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

World Events (8)


Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War. Texan independence confirmed. United States annexes territories of Upper California and New Mexico.


Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.


United States railroad companies receive favorable concessions. Railroad boom.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Carlos, Ramon, Raul, Jesus, Luis, Mario, Ruben, Francisco, Pedro.

Spanish: habitational name from Quesada, in Jaén province. The placename may be related to Old Spanish requexada ‘corner, tight spot’.

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

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