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|Born||Pedro Antonio Amador
Cocula, Nueva Galicia
|Died||8 May 1824 (aged 88-89)
San José, Alta California
|Spouse(s)||María de la Luz Ruiz
María Ramona Noriega
He had two children with his first wife, María de la Luz Ruiz. His second wife was a widow named María Ramona Noriega, with whom he had eleven children who were taught to read and write by their mother.
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- Mora-Torres, Gregorio (2005). Californio Voices: The Oral Memoirs of José María Amador and Lorenzo Asisara. University of North Texas Press. pp. 30–35. ISBN 1574411918.