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María Josefa Berrio de Lastra

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Gender: F
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She married Pedro Lastra, they lived in Bogotá and had four children. He was executed in 1816 for his part in the independence struggles. All his wealth was confiscated leaving her penniless. (Monsalve, 143)

Life Events

Other 1816Her husband was executed by the royalists in Bogotá.


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


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