This collection chiefly contains official correspondence and legal documents of the Veyga family (also spelled Veiga) and
related family members in Cuba and later Argentina, dating from the late-18th to the late-19th centuries. Materials include
legal, business, political, and governmental documents of multiple generations, as well as papers of Dr. Francisco de Veyga
(1866-1948), primarily reflecting his involvement with the Cuban Independence Movement in the 1890s, including international
The Veyga Family (also spelled de Veiga) was a Spanish-Cuban family that emigrated from La Coruna, Spain, to Cuba and later
to Argentina during the 19th century. Tomas de Veyga married Antonio Perez in 1833 and had a son, Juan de Veyga (born circa.
1837 in Havana, Cuba), who married Serafina Martínez Arenales in 1864. Serafina was the daughter of Francisco Martínez de
la Rosa (1788-1860). Juan and Serafina's son Dr. Francisco de Veyga (1866-1948) married Margarita Peró (1870-1952).
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