Benigna Almanza

about 1868–
Mexico

The Life of Benigna

When Benigna Almanza was born about 1868, in Mexico, her father, Juan Almanza, was 26 and her mother, María Modesta Rodriguez, was 21. She married Nicolas León Gándara about March 1892, in Ocampo, Chihuahua, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Nicolas León Gándara
1867–
Benigna Almanza
1868–
Marriage: about March 1892
Jesus Maria Leon Almanza
1893–
Tiburcio Leon
1908–
Maria de la Luz Leon Almanza
1894–
Nicolas Leon Almanza
1896–
Nicolas Leon Almanza
1898–
Estanislao Leon
1904–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about March 1892
Ocampo, Chihuahua, Mexico
children

(6)

    Jesus Maria Leon Almanza

    Male1893–Male

    Maria de la Luz Leon Almanza

    Female1894–Female

    Nicolas Leon Almanza

    Male1896–Male

    Nicolas Leon Almanza

    Male1898–Male

    Estanislao Leon

    Male1904–1979Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1872

Age 4

Death of Juárez. Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada inaugurated president.
1873

Age 5

Reform Laws incorporated into Mexican constitution confirming separation of church and state.
1904

Age 36

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in León province named Almanza.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benigna Almanza in entry for Nicolas Leon Almanza, "Mexico, Sonora, Civil Registration, 1861-1995"
  • Benigna Almanza in entry for Nicolas Leon Almanza, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Benigna Almanza in entry for Nicolás León, "Mexico, Sonora, Civil Registration, 1861-1995"

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