Tejano History

Alsbury, Juana Navarro

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        ALSBURY, JUANA GERTRUDIS NAVARRO (1812–1888). Juana Navarro Alsbury, among the survivors of the battle of the Alamo, one of three daughters of José Ángel Navarroqv and Concepción Cervantes, was born in San Antonio de Béxar in 1812 and baptized on December 28 of that year. Her father was a long-time government official of San Antonio de Béxar and a Mexican loyalist during the Texas Revolution. Her uncle José Antonio Navarro, a loyal Tejano, signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

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