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Ascención Isasmendi Gorostiaga de Dávalos

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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She was born in 1819 at the hacienda de San Pedro Nolasco de los Molinos, Salta, daughter of Jacoba de Gorostiaga and Nicolás Severo de Isasmendi, a royalist governor of Salta in 1810. She married José Benjamín Dávalos, who with Bartolomé Mitre, established a business exporting fine wines to Europe. She taught literacy and religion using a system she invented. She donated funds towards the building of a hospital and the Salta cathedral and collaborated with the Franciscan missions. She died in Salta on 7 May 1910. (Sosa de Newton, 317-318)

Related to Ana Gorostiaga de Carratalá?

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Born 1819
Died 1910She died in Salta on 7 May 1910


Sosa de Newton, Lily, (1986), Diccionario biográfico de mujeres argentinas


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