Esther Bertha Gomez Koch

Brief Life History of Esther Bertha

When Esther Bertha Gomez Koch was born on 13 December 1915, in Montevideo, Uruguay, her father, Eduardo Gomez Buzo, was 41 and her mother, Emilia Koch, was 37. She died in 2000, in Canelones, Uruguay, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Eduardo Gomez Buzo
Emilia Koch
Eduardo Antonio Gomez Koch
Elida Margarita Gómez Koch
Maria Emilia Gomez Koch
Herna Gómez koch
Elias Gómez koch
Esther Bertha Gomez Koch
Julio Eleuterio Gomez Koch
Horacio Orlando Gómez Koch
Nelson Gomez Koch

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Esther Bertha Gomez Koch - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Esther Bertha Gomez Koch

World Events (3)


Opposition groups excluded from politics following military coup.


Campaign by Tupamaros guerrillas.


Violent protests against repression and deteriorating economic conditions.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Miguel, Pedro, Jorge, Ramon, Rafael.

Spanish (Gómez): from a medieval personal name, probably of Visigothic origin, from guma ‘man’. Compare De Gomez .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some Jewish descendants retained the surname that their families had adopted as Roman Catholics.

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

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