Juan Bautista Cruz Preciado

25 June 1860–
Colima, Colima, Mexico

The Life of Juan Bautista

Juan Bautista Cruz Preciado was christened on 25 June 1860, in Colima, Colima, Mexico as the son of Jose Maria Cruz and Juana Preciado.

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Jose Maria Cruz
Juana Preciado
Maria Rosenda Del Rosario Cruz Preciado
Juan Bautista Cruz Preciado

Parents and Siblings

    Jose Maria Cruz


    Juana Preciado




    Maria Rosenda Del Rosario Cruz Preciado


    Juan Bautista Cruz Preciado


World Events (3)


Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.

French forces march on capital but suffer defeat at Puebla.
1862 · The Battle of Puebla

During the Second French intervention in Mexico, French soldiers entered the city of Puebla to conquer it for France. They were met by the Mexican Army and a battle ensued. Even though the French forces were better equipped and larger, the Mexican Army beat them and gained a boost in their morale to continue fighting. To remember this victory, the Mexican people celebrate Cinco de Mayo (May 5) every year.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from a common and widespread religious Christian personal name from cruz ‘cross’ (Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Cruz or La Cruz, from this word.

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

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  • Juan Bautista Cruz Preciado, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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