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 Enrique Esparza

Enrique Esparza

Birth
Mexico
Death 20 Dec 1917 (aged 89)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Losoya, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 11121201 · View Source
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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  • Maintained by: sandysea
  • Originally Created by: Clay Homister
  • Added: 7 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11121201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Enrique Esparza (5 Sep 1828–20 Dec 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11121201, citing El Carmen Cemetery, Losoya, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by sandysea (contributor 47432815) .