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Marta Elena Díaz García

Joined: 07 Sep 2003
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Location: Molleda. Corvera de Asturias

PostPosted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:37 pm    Post subject: GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED ASTURIANS Reply with quote

Leaders of the Cuba Independence War

Short biographies of some Asturians can be found in this publication:

Revista, Volume 14, May 2005. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Cuban Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2650
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84110-2650

These are their names and the town where they were born:

• Miguel Díaz Alvarez (Cervera)
• Perfecto Faes y Martínez (Pola de Siero)
• José Fernández Alonso (Naveces)
• Manuel Fernández Arenas (Molleda)
• Manuel Fernández Joglar (Infiesto)
• Telesforo Fernández Pantiga (Bimenes)
• Francisco Fernández Pérez (Santiago)
• Francisco Fernández Santa Eulalia (Avilés)
• Juan Fernández Villamil (San Esteban de Sograndio)
• Francisco García Barbón (Avilés)
• Luis García Corujedo (Pravia)
• Carlos García Cué (Llanes)
• Gumersindo García Cuervo (Pravia)

If any is interested in one of them, I can copy the biography.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Marta Elena!

I had to look up the Cuban War of Independence. Embarassed I am often amazed by how little we in the US know about our neighbors' history.

Wikipedia wrote:

The Cuban War of Independence (1895–1898) was the last of three liberation wars that Cuba fought against Spain, the other two being the Ten Years' War (1868–1878) and the Little War (1879–1880). The final three months of the conflict escalated to become the Spanish–American War, with United States forces being deployed in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippine Islands against Spain. ....

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