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Josefa Martínez de Mitre

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

The mother of Bartolomé Mitre, she was born in 1800 and was a widow when she married Ambrosio Mitre on 2 May 1820. They moved to Carmen de Patagones with the infant Bartolomé, where they had two more children. They moved to Montevideo in 1831, where Ambrosio Mitre was Treasurer General until his death in 1845. She returned to Buenos Aires in 1852 with her daughter Edelmira, born in 1833. She died in Buenos Aires on 24 December 1876. (Sosa de Newton, 392)

Life Events

Born 1800She was born in Buenos Aires.
Married 1820She married Ambrosio Mitre on 2 May 1820.
Other 1831She moved to Montevideo in 1831.
Other 1845Her husband died in Montevideo.
Other 1852She returned to Buenos Aires.
Died 1876She died in Buenos Aires on 24 December 1876.


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


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