Sylvia Garcia

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

The Life 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 Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico Territory, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 13 Old Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died in 1961, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 55.

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Leo Montano
Sylvia Garcia
Clara Gravella Montano
Elizabeth Garcia
Videlita Montano
Leo Montano

Spouse and Children

    Leo Montano





    Clara Gravella Montano


    Videlita Montano


    Leo Montano


    Elizabeth Garcia


Parents and Siblings

    Serafin Garcia





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 0

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

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Silvia Martines in household of Adelaida Martines, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Silvia Montana in household of Leo Montana, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sylvia Montano in household of Anastasio Mercado, "United States Census, 1940"

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