Elisa Barrio

5 May 1914–9 August 2008 (Age 94)
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Elisa

Elisa Barrio was born on 5 May 1914, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States. She married Maurice Elmo Cope on 25 August 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 9 August 2008, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Montebello, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Maurice Elmo Cope
Elisa Barrio
Marriage: 25 August 1931

Spouse and Children

25 August 1931
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Barrios .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisa B Cope, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elisa B Cope, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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