Amelia Escandon Contreras

Torreon, Coahuila, México

The Life of Amelia

Amelia Escandon Contreras was born in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico as the daughter of toribio escandon dominguez and Fernanda Contreras Solís. She married Eugenio lopez Hernandez in 1950. She died about 2006, in her hometown.

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Serapio Lopez Hernandez
Amelia Escandon Contreras
raul lopez escandon

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Constitution changed to allow Díaz to succeed himself.
1891 · The Garza Revolution

The Garza Revolution was a conflict fought between the residents of Coahuila and Texas. It began when a campaign to start an uprising against Porfirio Diaz. Even though it was a minor conflict, it is seen as a precursor to the Mexican Revolution.

Obregón rebels. Carranza dies. Obregón elected president.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Escandón): possibly from a field name derived from escanda, denoting a type of wheat.

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

Sources (2)

  • Amelia Escandón, "México, Coahuila, Registro Civil, 1861-1998"
  • Amelia Escandon, "Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627-1978"

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