Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Tribute to Ana Guerra de Jesus
Dña Ana Guerra de Jesus
Admirable por sus excelsas virtudes e inspiraciones divinas.
Nació en San Vicente, El Salv - 1639
Murió en Antigua, el 17 de Mayo - 1713
Fue sepultado en este templo de la compañia.
Ana Guerra de Jesús
Admired for her excellent virtues and divine inspirations.
Born in San Vicente, El Salvador - 1639
Died in Antigua Guatemala, May 17, 1713
She was buried in this temple of the Jesuits.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1639.
Location. 14° 33.448′ N, 90° 44.177′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is on 7a Avenida Norte just from 4a Calle Poniente, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Bernal Díaz del Castillo (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Bartolomé Azmitia FrenerThe Lions Club of Antigua Guatemala (about 210 meters away); Rafael Landívar (about 240 meters away); Signers of the Act of December 25, 1919 (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Adrian Recinos Born in this House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sculptor Quirio Cataño (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); First Printing Press in Central America (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
Regarding Tribute to Ana Guerra de Jesus. Ana Guerra de Jesús is associated with a life of great piety and religiosity. Her testimony, wherein she recounts being married to an abusive husband and later committed herself to a religious life, was collected by Antonio de Siria. It is the first known testimony of a Central American woman and the first autobiography of a Salvadoran woman. She was so esteemed by the Jesuits that she was buried within this, their temple of San Francisco Borja in Antigua.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.