Maria Cayetana Elisa Lopez

Female7 August 1896–29 August 1938

Brief Life History of Maria Cayetana Elisa

When Maria Cayetana Elisa Lopez was born on 7 August 1896, in Salcajá, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, her father, Gustavo Rubio, was 30 and her mother, Leandra Lopez Cayas, was 23. She married Federico Ruano in 1914, in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. 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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Jose Augusto Soto de León
Maria Cayetana Elisa Lopez
Augusto Lopez
Justa Zoila Marina Lopez
Rodolfo Enrique Lopez Rubio
Francisco Roberto López Rubio

Sources (5)

  • Elisa Lopez, "Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994"
  • Elida López in entry for Andrés Luis Felipé Ruano López, "Guatemala, Guatemala, Civil Registration, 1877-2006"
  • Elisa López R. in entry for Francisco Roberto López, "Guatemala, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1977"

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Children (4)

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World Events (1)


Age 10

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Jorge, Raul, Ramon, Mario.

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope ‘wolf’. This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames. In the US, it is the twelfth most frequent surname. Compare De Lopez .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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