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Serafina de González Hoyos de Arenales

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

Born in Salta, Argentina, she married General Juan Antonio de Álvarez de Arenales. She and their children lived in Tucumán for seven years while he was fighting in Chile and Peru. She was at the centre of a women's spy network in Salta and through it she learned that Álvarez de Arenales had been seriously wounded in the battle of La Florida on 25 May 1814. Álvarez de Arenales then used the same network to get in touch with her. He died in Bolivia in 1831; she died in Salta, on 4 August 1851. (Sosa de Newton, 283-284)

Life Events

Other 1814She organised a women's spy network in Salta.
Died 1851She died in Salta, on 4 August 1851.


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


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