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Isadora Durán de Texeira

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Black

Biographical details

A black woman from Montevideo whose husband, José Francisco Texeira fought in the royalist army in Montevideo "in defense of the sacred rights of our monarch". He "died gloriously at the hands of the insurgents" at the battle of Las Piedras in May 1811. She asked the royalist authorities for a pension. (Blanchard, 10)

Life Events

Other 1811She was widowed.


Blanchard, Peter, (2004), Freedom and Family: Slave Women and the Wars of Independence in South America


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