The British Presence
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Carlos María MOYANO, b. 1854 Mendoza; son of Carmen Gerónimo MOYANO & María ASTARGO; naval officer; expeditions to Patagonian interior included those led by Moreno, Lista and Py; 1884 Governor of Santa Cruz Territory; invited Falklands sheep ranchers to settle on Mainland; d. 1910 Buenos Aires

m. 1886 Puerto Santa Cruz

Ethel Ann TURNER, b. c1870 Falkland Islands [Malvinas]; dtr. of Jaime [James?] TURNER & Rosa CLARE; niece of Governor of Islands

Children: (information incomplete)
1. Juan Luis; b. c1888 Buenos Aires
2. María Clarisa; b. c1891 Buenos Aires

Note: It is believed that the couple left Patagonia shortly after their marriage.

1 Wikipedia (Spanish edition) (VI-2012)
2. Argentine National Census, 1895
Thanks / contributor: Juan Manuel Aubone (IV-2012, VI-2012)
Last updated: 5-VII-2012