Ignacio Lorenzo de Armas
|Ignacio Lorenzo de Armas|
|7th Mayor of San Antonio, Texas (1st term)|
|Preceded by||Juan Curbelo|
|Succeeded by||Juan Delgado|
|30th Mayor of San Antonio, Texas (2nd term)|
|Preceded by||Luis Antonio Menchaca|
|Succeeded by||Bernabé de Carbajal|
San Sebastián de La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain)
San Antonio, Texas
Ignacio Lorenzo de Armas (1706 - unknown) was a Spanish politician who served as mayor of San Antonio, Texas in 1738 and 1764. His family arrived in San Antonio from the Canary Islands in 1731 with other Canarian families in order to populate this region.
Juan Ignacio Lorenzo de Armas was born about 1706, in San Sebastián de La Gomera, Canary Islands. His parents were Roque Lorenzo De Armas and Teresa De Aviles. He had a brother, Martin Lorenzo de Armas, who was younger that him and also settled in San Antonio. In 1731, when he was 22 years old, his family arrived in San Antonio with other families from the Canary Islands to settle this unpopulated region,.
De Armas married another local Canarian, Ana Cabrera, with whom he had two children.
- The Lorenzo de Armas Family. Consulted on May 21, 2012, to 0:27 pm.
- Ranchos de Texas y Lanzarote.
- Balbuena Castellano, José Manuel. "La odisea de los canarios en Texas y Luisiana" (The odyssey of the canaries in Texas and Louisiana). Chapter IV (Organización de los Isleños); (ed) 2007,editorial: Anroart Ediciones.