Pedro Alonso Santillan

Male4 December 1891–22 December 1936

Brief Life History of Pedro

When Pedro Alonso Santillan was born on 4 December 1891, in Soledad, Zaragoza, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, his father, Jose Luz Alonso, was 39 and his mother, Maria Encarnacion Santillan Mendoza, was 38. He married Maria Juana Gomez Avila on 23 September 1917, in Mexico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 22 December 1936, in Nueva Rosita (cab.), San Juan de Sabinas, Coahuila, Mexico, at the age of 45, and was buried in Nueva Rosita (cab.), San Juan de Sabinas, Coahuila, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Alonso Santillan
Maria Juana Gomez Avila
Marriage: 23 September 1917
Paulino Alonso Gomez
Crecencio Alonso Gomez
Zacarias Alonso Gomez
Jenaro Alonso Gomez
Florencia Alonso Sanchez
Dolores Alonso Sanchez

Sources (16)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Pedro Alonso Santellan - Church record: birth: 4 December 1881; San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • Pedro Alonso Santillán, "Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Catholic Church Records, 1586-1977"
  • Pedro Alonso in entry for Genaro Alonso Gómez, "Mexico, Coahuila, Civil Registration, 1861-1998"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1917Mexico
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

    Age 5

    The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.


    Age 13

    Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.


    Age 15

    Proclamation against Díaz issued by the liberals in St. Louis, Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Juan, Jorge, Francisco, Pedro, Luis, Roberto, Angel, Enrique, Jesus, Antonio, Leonardo, Cecilio, Dario, Marco, Angelo, Clemente, Elio, Heriberto, Ciriaco, Delio.

    Spanish: from the personal name Alonso, the Castilian variant of Alfonso .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Don Pedro un hijo exemplar

    Mi padre Zacarias Alonso contaba que en una ocacion viajaban en un carro su padre Pedro, su madre Juanita, su abuela Doña Chonita y sus hermanos Crecencio y Jenaro. En el asiento de enfrente Ivan Los …

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