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Tomasa Cuero de Caicedo

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

From Cali, she was married to Francisco Antonio Caicedo de la Llera, who was shot by the royalists in 1816. Her son Nicolás, aged around 16 years, was exiled to Bogotá. Tomasa Cuerdo was sent to Popayán in December 1816 where she, and several other women were held in the Convento del Carmen. The royalist nuns treated them like "mujeres despreciables y de mala vida" for their support of the independence cause. (Monsalve, 259)

Related to María Francisca and Gertrudis Cuero?

Life Events

Other 1816Her husband was executed and she was sent into exile in a Popayán convent.


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


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