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Petrona Bernardina Cordero Molina

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

In 1812 she was among a group of women from Tucumán who sewed uniforms for the patriot army. Several of these offered to buy weapons and they asked that their names be inscribed on them. Their accompanying note (below) was reproduced in the Gaceta Minist in June 1812. (Mitre, Obras completas, VII, 16-17)

She was born and baptised on 29 March 1778, the daughter of Pedro Cordero and Jacinta Molina. Her godmother was Petronila de Sosa. (Carranza, 129)

Life Events

Born 1778She was born and baptised on 4 August 1778.
Other 1812She offered to buy arms for the patriots.


Mitre, Bartolomé, (1940), Obras completas de Bartolomé Mitre

Carranza, Adolfo P., (1910), Patricias argentinas


Letter: Carta


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