Alfonso Rodríguez (Captain)

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Alfonso Rodríguez
Personal details
Born c.1610
Galicia, Spain
Died 1670s
Buenos Aires, Viceroyalty of Peru
Nationality Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg Spanish
Spouse(s) Ana de la Trinidad Martínez
Occupation Merchant
Profession Mariner, Captain

Alfonso Rodríguez was a Spanish mariner, merchant, settler of Brazil and Buenos Aires in the 17th century.[1] He served as Captain in the fort of the Río de la Plata.[2]

Biography[edit]

Born in Galicia, Spain, son of Juan de Trovo Rodríguez and Inés de Vasanta.[3] he arrived port of Buenos Aires in the early 1600s from Rio de Janeiro, was devoted to marine commercial and freight activities. In 1629 the Captain Rodríguez married, with Ana de la Trinidad Martínez,[4] daughter of Juan Gil Freytas (possible descendant of Mateo Gil and Francisco de Freytas).[5]

The wife of Alfonso Rodríguez, doña Ana Gil de Freytas Martínez is the direct maternal ancestor of Mayor Miguel Gerónimo de Esparza, and the brothers José, Manuel and Joaquín Canaveris.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ La Galicia austral: la inmigraciуn gallega en la Argentina - Google Books. Books.google.com.ar. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  2. ^ Estudios genealógicos, heráldicos y nobiliarios en honor de Vicente de Cadenas y Vicent :. Instituto Luis de Salazar y Castro. 
  3. ^ Historia, Números 3-5. 
  4. ^ Boletín del Instituto Argentino de Ciencias Genealógicas - Google Books. Books.google.com.ar. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  5. ^ Los Conquistadores del Río de la Plata, Talleres gráficos de S. de Amorrot 
  6. ^ Genealogía, Número 13, Instituto Argentino de Ciencias Genealógicas. 

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