Maria Luisa Yuriar Manjerrez and either Ernesto Beltran or Ramon Duarte Hernandez
Maria Luisa Yuriar Manjerrez (Anastasio, Clemente) Born: 21 July 1913 Died: 4 March 1987
She is listed in her parents marriage certificate as being 6 years old when her parents married in 1919. That puts her birth year around 1913. A relative of her mother, Joaquina, added several details to the LDS genealogy website FamilySearch.org.
Luisa was born on July 21, 1913 in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. She married ERNESTO BELTRÁN in 1936. Together they had at least one child. Ernesto died two years later, in 1938. Luisa remarried in 1942, to RAMON DUARTE in Culiacán. They had three children. She died March 4, 1987 in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Maria Lusia & Ramon Duarte
Spouse: Ernesto Beltrán
Yolanda Beltrán Yuriar: 14 Sep 1938 – 2012
Spouse: Ramon Duarte
Ernestina Margarita Duarte Yuriar: 1949 – 26 Aug 2006
In early January 1910, Anastacio was introduced to Francisco Madero. Senor Madero must have made quite an impression, because Tacho helped to form the Culiacán branch of Madero’s political party, the Partido Nacional Antireelectionistas. While his brother Benjamin was fighting with Villa to free Mexico from the grip of Porfirio Díaz, Anastasio choose to fight Porfirio Díaz in the political arena.
Anastasio at work
He had 2 children with Librada Canavallis – Ricardo, and Maria Matlide. Librada and Anastasio had a falling out. She took the kids and left, eventually immigrating to the US. Maria Matilde died during the journey to America. Ricardo’s son Jon lives in CA.
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Anastasio also had several children with Joaquina Manjerrez. He married her in March of 1919. According to their marriage license, they already had 3 daughters when they got married – Maria Lousia, Maria Elisa, & Maria Rosa. After they married, they had several more children – Anastasio, Maria Carmen, Maria Aurora, and Julio.
Family folklore has always said that he served as Mayor of Culiacán for a while. However, according to the city’s website, he was never mayor. A pamphlet about the history of Culiacán states that in December 1917 he lost an election for a council seat due to election fraud. The state congress appointed a someone else to disputed seat, however it’s possible that he won election as a councilman later in life. We do know that he was a delegate for something to do with farmers and agriculture in 1944 when he was shot & killed by someone named Lencho. Lencho was caught and imprisoned for his crime.
“En una de tantas asambleas hizo acto de presencia don Lencho. Como buen manejador de armas dio muerte a balazos al joven delegado de la Agraria, que en vida llevó el nombre de Anastacio Yuriar (era culichi). Cuando el malechor llegó a la asamblea la mayoría de los asistentes escucharon voz de súplica: “¡No lo hagas, Lencho!”. Sobró quien dijera que fue doña Serafina. El malechor fue castigado; su condena fue prisión.” (quote from an article at debate.com.mx that has since been memory-holed.)