Jose Francisco Canales Barbera y Bassio Cabestany

Male17 March 1637–24 April 1694

Brief Life History of Jose Francisco

When Jose Francisco Canales Barbera y Bassio Cabestany was born on 17 March 1637, in Reus, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain, his father, Francisco Canales Barbera, was 21 and his mother, Angela Gassio, was 23. He married Maria Juana De Villasenor in 1650, in Spain. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 24 April 1694, in Province of Texas, New Spain, at the age of 57, and was buried in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.

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Jose Francisco Canales Barbera y Bassio Cabestany
Maria Juana De Villasenor
Marriage: 1650
General Juan de Santiago Canales Villaseñor
Juan Ylario Canales

Sources (4)

  • Jose Francisco Canales Barbera y Bassio Cabestany, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1514-1970;
  • Francisco Canales Gasio, "México, matrimonios, 1570-1950"

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    World Events (2)

    1659 · Treaty of the Pyrenees between Spain and France

    Age 22

    The Catalan counties of Roussillon and the northern half of Cerdanya were ceded to France.


    Age 45

    1682: Province of Texas - New Spain 1821: Province of Texas - Mexico 1836: Republic of Texas 1845: Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Ricardo, Jorge, Miguel, Carlos, Mario, Luis, Ruben, Armando, Enrique.

    Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Canales, from canales, plural of canal (see Canal ).

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

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