Portrait by José Gil de Castro
|Died||April 21, 1839 (aged 80–81)
She was born in Chillán, the second daughter of Simón Riquelme de la Barrera y Goycochea and of María Mercedes de Mesa y Ulloa. At the age of 16, she became pregnant by Ambrosio O'Higgins, Marquis of Osorno, future viceroy of Peru.
She married twice, firstly in 1780 to Félix Rodríguez y Rojas, by whom she had a daughter Rosa Rodríguez y Riquelme (Chillán, August 30, 1781 – Lima, 1850). Her husband died in 1782 and she married secondly to Manuel de Puga y Figueroa, by whom she had another daughter named Maria de las Nieves de Puga y Riquelme in 1793.
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