Andres Benites Poot

December 1758–
Cansahcab, Yucatán, Mexico

The Life of Andres

When Andres Benites Poot was born in December 1758, in Cansahcab, Yucatán, Mexico, his father, Vicente Benites, was 21 and his mother, Juana Poot, was 18. He married Maria Dolores Herrera on 18 September 1777, in Cansahcab, Yucatán, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Andres Benites Poot
1758–
Maria Dolores Herrera
1758–
Marriage: 18 September 1777
Frencisco Antonio Benites
1778–
Thomas Benites
1780–
Hilaria Benites
1781–
Maria Paula Benites Herrera
1782–
Maria Benites Herrera
1783–
Maria Juliana Benites Herrera
1786–
Anacleto Benites
1791–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1777
Cansahcab, Yucatán, Mexico
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Maria Luciana Benites Poot

    Female1757–Female

    Male1758–Male

    Ambrosio Benites Poot

    Male1760–Male

    Patricio Benites

    Male1763–Male

    Bernardino Benites Poot

    Male1765–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1821

Age 63

Colonization grant given to Moses Austin to settle Texas. Plan of Iguala proclaims Mexican independence. Augustín de Iturbide and Spanish envoy sign Treaty of Córdoba recognizing Mexico's independence. treaty not honored by Spanish government, however.
1822

Age 64

Army of the Three Guarantees occupies Mexico City under Iturbide's command. Iturbide becomes emperor of Mexico as Agustín I. Iturbide deposed, and republic proclaimed by Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón.
1853

Age 95

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

Name Meaning

Variant of Spanish Benitez .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andres Venites in entry for Anacleto Venites Herrera, "Mexico Baptisms, 1560-1950"
  • Andres Benites Poot, "Mexico Baptisms, 1560-1950"
  • Andres Benites Poot, "Mexico Baptisms, 1560-1950"

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