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María del Carmen Vásquez de Peña

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

From Pamploma, Colombia, of noble lineage, she married Dr José Gabriel Peña. Peña and her brother, José Cayetano Vásquez, were killed by Morillo in the independence cause. (Monsalve, 116)

Life Events

Other 1816Her husband and brother were killed around this time.


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


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