My ancestors’story

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My ancestors’story

  1. 1. My Ancestors’Story
  2. 2. <ul><li>My grandfather Mauricio was born in Biscay, a small province of Spain. He lived there with his wife Josefina and their four kids for many years. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>They were a poor family because the economic situation of the country was terrible in those years. </li></ul>
  4. 4. In 1936 Spain was affected by a civil war that lasted three years. First it was a political and social conflict, but later it would become in an economic conflict.
  5. 5. As a consequence, too many Spanish were forced to migrate to other countries. And my grandfather was not the exception. The main countries of destination were Argentina, France and Mexico.
  6. 6. He decided to come to Argentina with his wife and kids, hoping to find better conditions to live and support his family.
  7. 7. They arrived at Corrientes on August 15, 1937
  8. 8. . <ul><li>Finally, my grandparents found a great job in a big town of Corrientes, called Bella Vista. Therefore they could give a good education to my father and my uncles. </li></ul>
  9. 9. When my father grew up decided to come to Buenos Aires, where he knew my mother and they got married.

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