Monthly Meeting - Julia R. Lopez, Guest Speaker


July 07, 2018 10:15 am 12:00 pm

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Emma Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

Monthly Meeting - Julia R. Lopez, Guest Speaker

Regular Monthly Meeting followed by Guest Speaker

Julia R. Lopez will present:

The Canary Islands and Me

Julia descends from, the Cabrera family, one of the 16 families sent by King Philip V in 1730 to settle the Spanish territory in present day San Antonio. She will recount their journey across the Atlantic Ocean, their trek by foot and horseback across Mexico and into present day Texas.  Julia will also provide information gathered on her recent trip to the Canary Islands.

Julia is a member of the Canary islander Descendants Association, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Daughters of the American Revolution, Texas First Families, and Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin.

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