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Martin de Arguelles, Jr.

 
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Manuell Alvarez



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:06 am    Post subject: Martin de Arguelles, Jr. Reply with quote

Martin de Arguelles, Jr. was the first known child of Asturian and European descent to be born in the now continental United States in the year 1566 in the Asturian City of St. Augustine, Florida. His father, Martin Sr. was the first Alcalde, ( Mayor), of St. Augustine. His birth was approximately twenty-one years before the English Colony was founded at Roanoke Island in North Carolina.
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Manuell Alvarez



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My thanks to Rodrig54 for bringing this information to the forum.

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