John Benito Cruz

Male11 June 1910–before 12 March 1999

Brief Life History of John Benito

When John Benito Cruz was born on 11 June 1910, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, his father, Casimiro Cruz, was 40 and his mother, Mary E King, was 40. He died before 12 March 1999.

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Family Time Line

Casimiro Cruz
Mary E King
Jose Adolfo Cruz
Edward Orlando Cruz
Maria Adela Cruz
Beatrice Cruz
Eralia Cruz
John Benito Cruz
Carmelita Cruz
Armanda Cruz

Sources (5)

  • Benito Cruz in household of Casimire Cruz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bennie Cruz - Government record: birth-name: Bennie Cruz
  • Bennie Cruz in entry for Della Cruz Cordova, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 4

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Miguel, Francisco, Pedro, Jesus, Angel, Ramon, Roberto. Portuguese Joao, Wenceslao, Anatolio, Godofredo, Ligia, Paulo, Sil, Albano, Joaquim, Manoel, Margarida, Omero.

Spanish and Portuguese:

topographic name for someone who lived by a cross or crossroad, from cruz ‘cross’ (from Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places called (La) Cruz. Compare Spanish Lacruz .

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

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