Sylvia Garcia

about 1906–1961 (Age 55)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Sylvia

Sylvia Garcia was born about 1906, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States as the daughter of Serafin Garcia and Adelaida Martin. She married Juan Hernandez on 24 October 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Election Precinct 13 Old Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died in 1961, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 55.

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Leo Montano
Sylvia Garcia
about 1906–1961
Clara Gravella Montano
Elizabeth Garcia
Videlita Montano
Leo Montano

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World Events (8)

about 1906 · Saving Food Labels
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The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
about 1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
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Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jesus, Carlos, Luis, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Jorge, Mario, Raul, Roberto, Ramon, Rafael. Portuguese Wenceslao, Joao, Paulo, Catarina, Albeiro, Ligia, Godofredo, Lidio, Wenseslao, Adao, Afonso.Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’. This is the most common surname in Spain and also one of the most common surnames elsewhere in Spanish-speaking world. In the US, where it is also found among Native Americans (mainly Pueblos in NM), it is the sixth most frequent surname. Compare De Garcia .

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

Possible Related Names

De Garcia

Sources (10)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sylvia Garcia - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sylvia Garcia
  • Silvia Martines in household of Adelaida Martines, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Slyvia Garcia in entry for Paul Plutarco Salazar and Rosalie Ida Montano, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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