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Matilda (Malvina) Vernet de Gilley

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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She was born on 5 February 1830 at Puerto Luis, Soledad Island, las Malvinas, the only Argentine girl born in Las Malvinas before the English invasion. She was the daughter of Luis Vernet and María Sáez. She married a US marine. She died on 24 September 1924. (Sosa de Newton, 665)

Life Events

Born 1830She was born on 5 February 1830 in las Malvinas.
Died 1924She died on 24 September 1924.


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


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