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Petrona Dominga de la Cámera

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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Born in Salta around 1759, she became an extremely beautiful woman who married three times. At the age of 14 she married her cousin Javier de Ibarguren y Elisondo. He died leaving her a considerable fortune, part of which she used for a hospital in San Andrés. She married Juan Henríquez y Henríquez and they rebuilt the capillla de Nazareno. Her third marriage was to Agustín de Zuviría who survived Cámera. She died in Salta in 1790. (Sosa de Newton, 117)

Life Events

Born 1759She was born in Salta around 1759.
Died 1790She died in Salta.


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


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