Crespin Mesina

about 1806–

The Life of Crespin

When Crespin Mesina was born about 1806, in Mexico, his father, Antonio Mecina, was 28 and his mother, Gertrudis Machuca, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Gertrudis Dias.

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Crespin Mesina
Gertrudis Dias
Jose Eutimio De La Lus Mesina Dias

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    Jose Eutimio De La Lus Mesina Dias


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World Events (3)


Age 15

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.

Age 16

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.

Age 17

Guadelupe Victoria becomes first Mexican president.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from the Sicilian city of this name. It was named Messana in the 5th century bc when it was captured by Anaxilaos of Rhegium; previously it had been known as Zancle. This is a very common surname in Sicily, especially in Palermo and Catania.

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

Sources (1)

  • Crespin Mesina en entrada por Jose Eutimio De La Lus Mesina Dias, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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