Petra

21 March 1858–
Casasola de Arión, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain

The Life of Petra

Petra was christened on 21 March 1858, in Casasola de Arión, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain as the daughter of Francisco Pernia and Manuela Garcia.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Pernia
Manuela Garcia
Josefa
1851–
Rosa
1853–
Luisa
1856–
Petra
1858–
Rufina
1860–
Beatriz
1864–

Parents and Siblings

    Francisco Pernia

    MaleMale

    Manuela Garcia

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(6)

    Josefa

    Female1851–Female

    Rosa

    Female1853–Female

    Luisa

    Female1856–Female

    Petra

    Female1858–Female

    Rufina

    Female1860–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1862 · Spain captured Veracruz, Mexico, collecting interest on debts owed

With help from France and Great Britain, Spain captures lands in Mexico, including Veracruz, to collect interest on debts Mexico refuses to pay.
1868 · The glorious revolution

In September 1868 a mix of military and civil bandits dethroned queen Isabel II, starting a period of democratic rule.
1869 · Constitution of 1869

The constitution approved by the provisional government that took power after Queen Isabel II flees to France. It is the valid constitution used during the rein of King Amadeo I.

Name Meaning

Feminine form of Peter , representing a hypothetical Latin name Petra; petra is in fact the regular Late Latin word for ‘stone’ (Greek petra), of which petrus is a by‐form.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Petra Pernia, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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