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Genealogical Oddities (XLIX): C19th Anglo-German Military Musician in Galicia

On 5 June 1806 at Ferrol’s parish of San Julián, the chaplain of the Navarra Regiment of Volunteers christened a child Felipe Marcelino, the son of Don Maximilian Chase, musician of said regiment, and Doña Martina Pien. The child’s paternal grandparents were stated as José Chase, native of Germany, and Ana María Ulbrich, from Corcubión…

Irish in Spain (VII): An O’Reilly-Dymock Family in C18th Málaga

On 18th November 1725 at Málaga’s church of San Juan Bautista, Gabriel O’Reilly married Elizabeth Dymock. He was born at Troyes (France), the son of Michael O’Reilly and Mary Tallon; she was from “Dunan” (Doonan?), Ireland, the daughter of Francis Dymock and Catherine Quigly. This couple had at least one child; a boy, Miguel Máximo,…

Curiosidades Genealógicas (XLVII): Un parroquiano de Albalate del Arzobispo casa en Calanda

Quienes hemos investigado alguna vez la genealogía de alguna familia asentada en este pueblo turolense sabemos de sobra la triste situación de su patrimonio documental, habiendo sido destruido en los años 30 tanto su archivo parroquial como su registro civil. Por eso, comparto aqui este matrimonio celebrado en la parroquia de Calanda pero que acaso…

Curiosidades Genealógicas (XLV): Un Pagazaurtundúa vasco casa en La Rioja

El 1 de diciembre de 1837 en Treviana, el notario Joaquín de Belandía escrituró las capitulaciones matrimoniales del Dr. D. José de Pagazaurtundúa con Dª Bárbara Briones. Él era el médico titular en dicha villa riojana, natural de Güeñes en ‘las Encartaciones de Vizcaya’, e hijo de D. Francisco Javier Pagazaurtundúa y de Dª María…

Genealogical Oddities (XLIV): An American Sailor’s C19th Spanish Burial

Juan Huldrich was buried in Málaga on 27 October 1836. Aged 25, unmarried, he was stated to be a native of Boston, and described as ‘Anglo Americano’, so presumably the city in question is that in Massachusetts, not Lincolnshire. He was said to have been a sailor on the frigate ‘General’ and to have died…