Josefa Margarita Limon

22 February 1890–16 April 1991 (Age 101)
Alamos, Sonora, Mexico

The Life of Josefa Margarita

When Josefa Margarita Limon was born on 22 February 1890, in Alamos, Sonora, Mexico, her father, Rafael Bartolome Limon Sotomayor, was 39 and her mother, Guadalupe Mendivil, was 34. She married Jerome Donald Mitchell on 12 October 1910. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 16 April 1991, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Jerome Donald Mitchell
1879–1967
Josefa Margarita Limon
1890–1991
Marriage: 12 October 1910
Jerome Donald Mitchell
1912–1996
Robert Edward Mitchell
1913–1996
Josephine Maxine Mitchell
1916–2009
Virginia Louise Mitchell
1918–2004
Hope Faith Mitchell
1920–2011
Henry Burton Mitchell
1923–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1910
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Rafael Limon

    Male1881–1881Male

    Female1882–1969Female

    Male1884–1946Male

    Jose Limon

    Male1886–1887Male

    Manuel Limon

    Male1888–1914Male

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World Events (8)

1891 · The Garza Revolution

Age 1

The Garza Revolution was a conflict fought between the residents of Coahuila and Texas. It began when a campaign to start an uprising against Porfirio Diaz. Even though it was a minor conflict, it is seen as a precursor to the Mexican Revolution.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1917

Age 27

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Limón): from Spanish limón ‘lemon’, hence possibly an occupational name for a grower or seller of the fruit.2 English: variant of Lemon .3 French: habitational name from Limon in Nièvre, Limont-Fontaine in Nord, or Limont in the Belgian province of Liège.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Mitchell in household of John D Mitchell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine Mitchell in household of John D Mitchell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Margaret Limon in entry for Virginia Louise Mitchell, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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