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Isabel de Caicedo Sánchez de Baraya

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

From Bogotá, she was the daughter of Ignacio Caicedo and Isabel Sánchez and sister of Ignacia Caicedo Sánchez. Her paternal grandparents were Nicolás Beltrán de Caicedo and Ignacia López Górdon y Castillo, and her maternal grandparents were José Sánchez and Antonia Caicedo, of the Sanz Santamaría family. She married Antonio Baraya in Tunja in 1805. He joined the independence cause in 1810. In 1816, although in ill health, she fled south with Baraya and accompanied by Carmen Rodríguez. They were captured in Portillo, Baraya was taken immediately to Bogotá; the women arrived there a little later after having been robbed of all their belongings by the royalist soldiers, this included 200 onzas for their migration. The Junta de Secuestros took all the rest of their possessions. Baraya was executed in 1816. (Monsalve, 141-142)

Life Events

Married 1805She married Antonio Baraya in Tunja.
Other 1816She was captured and imprisoned in Bogotá by the royalists. Baraya was executed.


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


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