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Enrique Esparza
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1828, Mexico
Death: Dec. 20, 1917
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Alamo survivor.
The last eye witness to the battle of the Alamo. At age eight, Enrique witnessed one of the bloodiest battles in history. His father, Gregorio Esparza, was killed in the fighting on that day, March 6, 1836. Enrique died in San Antonio, Texas of natural causes at age 89.
Enrique Esparza s/o Jose Gregorio Esparza and Ana Salazar was born in San Fernando de Bexar when Texas was part of Mexico. He is in the census of San Fernando de Bexar, Bario del Norte living with his parents and siblings in 1829 and 1831.
San Fernando Marriages: 1798 - 1856, translated by John Ogden Leal., Page 74., SFM # 589. May 13, 1850.
ESPARSA, Enrique; to Gertrudis HERNANDES, widow of Francisco FUENTES.
Godparents and Witnesses: Francisco ESPARSA, Apolonia Trevino & Antonio Chaves. Father Miguel Calvo performed the marriage rites and signed the book.
Children born to the union of Enrique Esparza & Gertrudes Hernandez:
Maria Josefa "Sister Maria Claude" Esparza, Gertrudes Esparza, Micaela Esparza, Apolonia (Pauline) Narcisa Esparza, Juana Ana Esparza, Candido Enrique Esparza and Victor C. Esparza.
Family links: 
  Jose Gregorio Esparza (1808 - 1836)
  Ana Salazar (____ - 1847)
  Getrudes Hernandez Esparza (1820 - 1890)*
  Gertrude Esparza (1852 - 1917)*
  Michaela Esparza Peché (1854 - 1926)*
  Juana Ana Esparza (1856 - 1861)*
  Apolonia Narcisa Esparza (1856 - 1926)*
  Candido Enrique Esparza (1858 - 1861)*
  Victor C. Esparza (1862 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
El Carmen Cemetery
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: sandysea
Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Jun 07, 2005
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Enrique Esparza
Added by: Clay Homister
Enrique Esparza
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- Blue Sky
 Added: Jun. 25, 2015
Rest in peace. You are now part of history.
- Patricia S Powell Gerecci
 Added: Sep. 4, 2011

- Jo Frey
 Added: Oct. 24, 2009
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