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María Josefa de la Corte de Arias Velázquez

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

She was born in Salta in 1796, her mother was from the Güemes family. She supported the independence movement and was among a group of women who sewed uniforms for the Ejército del Norte. She married Dr Pedro Antonio Arias Velázquez, a lawyer of the independence movement; they had 11 children. She was widowed in 1834 and died at her Salta finca, La Isla, on 24 February 1873. (Sosa de Newton, 157)

Life Events

Born 1796She was born in Salta.
Other 1834She was widowed.
Died 1873She died at her Salta finca on 24 February 1873.


Sosa de Newton, Lily, (1986), Diccionario biográfico de mujeres argentinas


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