Maria de la Luz Lopez

Brief Life History of Maria de la Luz

When Maria de la Luz Lopez was born on 4 August 1842, in Abiquiu, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, her father, Miguel Antonio Lopez, was 20 and her mother, Maria Antonia Rosalia "Rosa" Luna, was 17. She died on 16 September 1903, in El Rito, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Miguel Antonio Lopez
1822–1880
Maria Antonia Rosalia "Rosa" Luna
1825–1909
María de la Luz Lopez
1840–1880
Maria de la Luz Lopez
1842–1903
Maria Ramona Lopez
1843–1920
Manuela Lopez
1852–1914
Nestora Lopez
1857–
Maria Bersabe Lopez
1860–1951
Domingo Vitilia Lopez
Manuela Lopez
1845–
Vitalia Lopez
1846–1848
Maria Vitalia Anastacia
1848–
Vetalia Lopez
1851–
Epifanio Lopez
1853–1916
Maria De Los Reyes Lopez
1854–1909
Jose Meliton Lopez
1855–
Maria Juana Lopez
1856–
Reyes Lopez
1856–
Jose Placido Lopez
1857–
Maria Francisca Lopez
1859–1945
Maria Andrea Lopez
1862–1918
Maria de Jesùs "Jesusita" Lopez
1863–1958

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria de la Luz Lopez - Church record: birth-name: Maria de la Luz Lopez

World Events (7)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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