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Juliana Pastoriza de Martínez Cruz

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Born around 1797 in San Juan, Argentina, she married José Martínez Cruz, a Spaniard on 5 January 1812. She supported independence and gave generous contributions to the army funds. She was widowed and remarried Eduardo Centurión in 1838. They lived in Chile during Rosas's rule, where they met Sarmiento. She became Sarmiento's mother-in-law in 1848. (Sosa de Newton, 480)

Life Events

Born 1797She was born in San Juan around 1797.
Married 1812She married José Martínez Cruz on 5 January 1812.
Married 1838She married Eduardo Centurión in 1838.
Other 1848She became Sarmiento's mother-in-law.


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


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