Juan Pablo Luciano de Fuentes y Gonzalez de la Cruz

Brief Life History of Juan Pablo

When Juan Pablo Luciano de Fuentes y Gonzalez de la Cruz was born about 1780, in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico, his father, Juan de la Rosa Luciano de Fuentes Y Rodriguez, was 37 and his mother, Juana Gonzalez de la Cruz, was 31. He married María Bárbara Ramos Irizarry on 14 November 1800, in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1815. In 1820, at the age of 41, his occupation is listed as mayor of the town during the spanish colonization. in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico.

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Juan Pablo Luciano de Fuentes y Gonzalez de la Cruz
María Bárbara Ramos Irizarry
Marriage: 14 November 1800
Juan Félix Antonio Luciano de la Fuentes Ramos
Prudencia Luciano de Fuentes y Ramos
Marcelino Antonio Luciano de Fuentes Ramos

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  • Juan Pablo Luciano de Fuentes y Gonzalez de la Cruz in entry for Marcelino Luciano De Fuentes y Ramos, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

World Events (4)


A British armada of 68 vessels and 7,000 men under Scotsman Sir Ralph Abercromby attacked San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Spanish defenses held. A procession of women made up to look like soldiers caused the siege to be called off. An annual parade later commemorated this event.


The Island became a host to an assortment of pirates and smugglers. One of the more famous was the Puerto Rican Roberto Cofresi, who is said to have shared his spoils with the poor. Pirate Roberto Cofresí and his crew attacked 8 ships one of them an American Ship. As a result, the U.S. Naval Forces send the schooner Grampus to pursue him. After a ferocious battle Cofresi and his crew were captured by Captain John Sloat.


Slavery is abolished in the Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Rafael, Francisco, Juan, Manuel, Pedro, Angel, Juana, Mario, Marisol, Ricardo. Italian Antonio, Pasquale, Salvatore, Angelo, Carmine, Lorenzo, Rocco, Vito, Carlo, Carmela, Carmino, Cosmo.

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from the personal name Luciano, Latin Lucianus (adjectival derivative of Lucius ), borne by a number of minor early Christian martyrs.

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

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