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Manuela de la Peña Velis

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

Born in Quito around 1810, she was the daughter of Francisco Antonio de la Peña and Rosaura Velis Alava and granddaughter of Rosa Zárate. She was orphaned when she was 3 and grew up to be a exemplary, pious woman. (Monsalve, 48)

Life Events

Born 1810She was born around 1810.
Other 1810Her father was assassinated.
Other 1813Her mother died and her grandparents were executed.


Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia


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