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date: 01 October 2020

Garzón, Luis Mateo locked

(c. 1852–?), entrepreneur,
  • María de Lourdes Ghidoli


was responsible for the publication of an illustrated almanac in 1881 that published a series of biographies of relevant members of the Afro-Porteño—Porteño meaning resident of Buenos Aires—community. The name of his parents, the exact date of his birth, and whether or not he was married are all unknown. However, the parish registries indicate that he had several children. Garzón had one child, María Leocadia, with a woman named Teofila Teja in 1876. He then had seven more children with a woman named Tomasa Miranda: María Luisa was born a year later in 1877, Mónica María Vicenta in 1880, Luis Modesto in 1882, Héctor in 1885, Eulalia Amalia in 1888, Antonia Alcira in 1891 and Juana Felisa in an unknown year Additionally this documentation points to a close relationship between Garzón and the Thompson family as some of his children were the godchildren ...

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