Maria Cayetana Elisa Lopez

7 August 1896–29 August 1938 (Age 42)
Salcajá, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

The Life of Maria Cayetana Elisa

When Maria Cayetana Elisa Lopez was born on 7 August 1896, in Salcajá, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, her father, Gustavo Antonio Rubio Barillas, was 24 and her mother, Leandra Lopez, was 20. She married Federico Ruano in 1914. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 29 August 1938, in Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, at the age of 42.

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Federico Ruano
Maria Cayetana Elisa Lopez
Marriage: 1914
Andrés Luis Felipe Ruano Lopez
Rodolfo Enrique Lopez Rubio

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Age 10

The United States company called the United Fruit Company (now Chiquita Brands International) began developing banana plantations in Guatemala.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Elisa López en el registro de Justa Zoila Marina López, "Guatemala, Guatemala, Registro Civil, 1877-2006"
  • Maria Cayetana Elisa López, "Guatemala Civil Registration, 1877-2008"

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