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Gregoria Matorras de San Martín

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Born in Paredes de Nava, Spain, on 12 March 1738, she was the daughter of María del Sur and Domingo Matorras of noble blood. They moved to Buenos Aires in 1767 where she married Juan de San Martín on 1 October 1770. They were transferred to Yapeyú, where José Francisco de San Martín was born. They returned to Spain some years later where Juan died. She managed to educate their four children. On 1 June 1803, in Madrid, she testified "puedo asegurar que el que menos costo me ha sido el don José Francisco". She died in Orense, Spain in 1813. (Sosa de Newton, 396)

Life Events

Born 1738She was born on 12 March 1738, Paredes de Nava, Spain.
Other 1767She moved to Buenos Aires in 1767.
Married 1770She married Juan de San Martín on 1 October 1770.
Died 1813She died in Orense, Spain.


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


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