Juana Maria Vera de Mendoza y Ruiz de Aldana

Brief Life History of Juana Maria

When Juana Maria Vera de Mendoza y Ruiz de Aldana was born on 23 October 1616, in Santa Fé de Antioquia, Antioquia, Colombia, her father, Cristóbal Ruiz de Aldana Martínez, was 39 and her mother, Isabel Sánchez Torreblanca Carvajal, was 36. She married Juan Martin Albiz about 1600, in Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1717, in San Jerónimo, Antioquia, Colombia, at the age of 101.

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Capitán Cristobal Ruiz de la Parra Vargas
Juana Maria Vera de Mendoza y Ruiz de Aldana
CAPITÁN Cristóbal Ruiz de la Parra y Ruiz de Aldana
Cristobal Ruiz
Juan Antonio Ruíz de la Parra, Pbro
Josefa Ruiz de la Parra Ruiz Aldana
Antonia Rodríguez de Pérez
José Ruiz De La Parra
María Josefa Ruíz de la Parra y Ruíz de Aldana
Juana Isabel Ruiz de la Parra Aldana y Ruiz de Aldana
Geronimo Ruiz de la Parra Mendosa

Sources (7)

  • Lucia de Lariz en el registro de Pedro Beytia Lariz, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Joana Estevan, "España, defunciones, 1600-1920"
  • Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6YFY-WQ?cc=1726975&wc=CL9C-C68%3A1044032901%2C1044343501%2C1044258501%2C1044568001

World Events (1)


Spanish colonies around Colombia are combined into one large colony. The new colony is called the Viceroyalty of New Granada.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Juan, Carlos, Manuel, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Jorge, Miguel, Javier, Rafael.

Spanish: topographic name from vera ‘river bank’, also ‘area of fertile land between a river and an upland’, or a habitational name from any of various places called (La) Vera. Compare De Vera .

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

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