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Villalta Family Collection

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Villalta Family Collection, 1624-1918 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Esperanza B. de Varona

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Collection Overview

Title: Villalta Family Collection, 1624-1918Add to your cart.

ID: CHC0473

Creator: Villalta y Alvarez de Sotomayor, José Fernández (d. 1918)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Clippings, Manuscripts

Languages: Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Villalta Family Collection contains documents, clippings, and genealogical information about the Gaona family name and the Villalta family.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Villalta Family Collection contains documents, clippings, and genealogical information about the Gaona family name and the Villalta family. This collection dates from 1624 to 1918. It is arranged into two series, Series I: Documents, 1678-1918 and Series II: Genealogy & Heraldry, 1624, in 21 folders in one box.

Biographical Note

José Fernández de Villalta y Alvarez de Sotomayor was born in Spain. He participated in the War of Independence of Cuba on the Spanish side as an engineer. Villalta served with General Arola during "la trocha" from Júcaro to Moron, where Villalta demonstrated his talents as a military engineer.  Upon returning to Spain, he was accepted to the Instituto Geográfico y Estadístico and continued his service until retirement from the Spanish army.

Villalta later emigrated to Cuba, where he became a renown Spanish engineer in charge of one of the largest house constructions.  He died in Cuba in 1918.

Subject/Index Terms

Cabra (Spain)
Cuba - Genealogy
Genealogy - Spain
Heraldry - Spain
Villalta y Alvarez de Sotomayor, José Fernández

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

Acquisition Method: Purchased from Edward Hartmann, 1995.

Preferred Citation: Villalta Family Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Esperanza B. de Varona, July 1995.

Finding Aid Revision History: The collection-level record was created by Beata Bergen, September 2009. Container list added by Ana D. Rodriguez, March 2013. Subjects headings assigned by Ana D. Rodriguez, March 2013


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Series 1Add to your cart.
Box 1: Documents, 1676-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Clippings: Fernández de Villalta y Álvarez de Sotomayor, José in Heraldo de Madrid, October 29, 1918, 1918-October-29Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Aguilar, Leonor Michaela de: "Entrego de la Señora Doña Leonor Michaela Aguilar…,", 1679Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Benabides, José: “Documentos del cargo que se formo a Don José Benavides  para que entrase a la Admon. de los bienes de Alcalá en el año  1854,” Alcalá la Real, Spain, 1854-January-27Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Fernández Texeiro y Lastres, Francisca de Paula [also Francisca de Paula Texeiro y Lastres]: “...de la Sra. Da. Franca. de Paula Fernz. Tejeiro y Lastres la legítima mujer del Sr. Dn. Juan Ma. Fernz. de Villalta,” Cabra, Spain, 1823-March-8Add to your cart.
Folder 5: “Liquidación de lo que debe percibir la Señora Da. Franca. de Paula Tegeiro por rentas delas fincas...,” Cabra, Spain, 1842-June-23Add to your cart.
Folder 6: “Doña Fancisca de Paula Texeiro mujer legitima de Don Juan Fernandez Villalta de esta vecindad, ... del procurador ante como mejor proceda de justicia digo: fue para ciertos fines que me son útiles necesito copia de escritura de dote que a mi favor otorgo el citado mi esposo ante el escribano que le de este número Don Juan Portero...,” Printed and embossed seals of Isabela II, Cabra, Spain February 15 and July 19, 1845, 1845Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Fernández Texeiro y Lastres, Joaquina de los Ángeles: “En la villa de Cabra a tres de Julio de mil ochocientos cuarenta y dos” ante i el Esno. Público del número de ella y testigos que se expresaron, estando en uno de los de los locutorios del convento de Religiosas Agustinas Descalzas se esta villa se constituyeron personalmente de la Madre Sor Joaquina de los Ángeles Fernández de Texeiros y Lastres,”Cabra, Spain, 1842-July-3Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Fernández Villalta, José: Legal contract between José Villalta and Rafael Pérez, partition of land. Water marked paper. Signed: José Villalta Rafael Pérez. Cabra, Spain, 1865-October-25Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Legal contract: land partition. José Fernandez Villalta, Ignacio de Corpas, Antonio Lauro y Morante, Antonio María del Pino, Antonio Alguacil, Cabra, Spain, 1866-January-17Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Fernández Villalta, José: Legal contract - land partition. José Fernández Villalta, Antonio María del Pino, Antonio Urbano y Laguna, Cabra, Spain, 1866-January-18Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Fernández de Villalta y Briones, Josef : “... dote otorgada por el Sr. Dn. Josef Fernz. de Villalta y Briones a favor de la Sra. Da. Maria del Rosario Ramos Izqdo. Lopez de Padilla, guerra y Lorenzo de Mendoza.”  Note: Florencio Josef Serrano, escribano. Josef Fernández de Villata y Briones to María del Rosario Ramos Izquierdo Lopez de Padilla Guerra y Lorenzo de Mendoza, Alcalá la Real, Spain, 1780-September-24Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Fernández de Villalta y Vargas, Josef : “Autos q’ Dn. Josef Fernandez de Villalta y Vargas vecino de esta villa y Teniente de Milicias del Regimiento de Bujalanze.” Juan Romero Savariego, escribano. Josef Fernández de Villalta y Vargas, Teniente de Milicias del Regimiento de Bujalanze Fernando Martín de Lisea Alvarez, abogado, Cabra, Spain, 1781-November-11Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Izquierdo de Quiróz, Antonio: Manuscript letter of patrimony issued to Captain Antonio Izquierdo de Quiróz as benefactor of the Collegiate  Convent of Descalzos listing the names of friars and many donations, Rota, Spain, 1855-May-5Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Laraña, Manuel: Manuscript family tree of Pedro Riquelme and the Vargas family with cover letter addressed to Cayetano Herrera, Sevilla, Spain. July 10 and October 8, 1861, 1861Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Lopez de Padilla, Balthasar: Ramos de Fuentes Cantillana, notary certifying the selection of Balthasar López de Padilla for the brotherhood of hidalgos, Jeréz de la Frontera, Spain, 1775-July-1Add to your cart.
Folder 16: López de Padilla y Espino, Juan: 18 testimonials asserting pure christian patrimony of Juan López de Padilla y Espino, Jeréz de la Frontera, Spain, February 23, 1775-July 16, 1798, 1775-1798Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Mar, Leonardo Jaime de la: Petition for nobility, “Composición de la Carne,” Puerto de Santa María, Spain, 1676-April-8Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Ramos Izquierdo López de Padilla, Juan: Manuscript notarized extracts from official archives, describing the proofs of christianity submitted to the inquisition by Juan Ramos Yzquierdo López de la Padilla, Jeréz de la Frontera and Rota, Spain, November 9, 1771-June 6, 1772, 1771-1772Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Ramos Izquierdo López de Padilla, Juan: “Voveta,” Jeréz de la Frontera, Spain, 1791-September-26Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Saenz de Tejada, Domingo Antonio: Pedro de Lastres’s death on June 26, 1813. Signed: Domingo Antonio Saenz de Tejada, escribano. Cayetano Ortega, escribano, Alcalá la Real, Spain, 1828-October-1Add to your cart.
Series 2Add to your cart.
Box 1: Geneology & Heraldy, 1624Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Gaona: “Apellido y nombre de Gaona y Descendencia de Sancho Martinez de Gaona de quien deciende en los Briones que son del La Casa y Solar de Gaona,” from 1472. Includes “Memorial del escudo de armas y relacion de los escudos de las armas de todos sus apellidos por los casamientos,” Juan de Briones Cabrera, 1624-May-14Add to your cart.

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