Genaro Buenaventura Rosario Silva Escamilla

9 July 1890–
San Agustín, Atotonilco el Grande, Hidalgo, Mexico

The Life of Genaro Buenaventura Rosario

When Genaro Buenaventura Rosario Silva Escamilla was born on 9 July 1890, in San Agustín, Atotonilco el Grande, Hidalgo, Mexico, his father, Cruz Silva, was 32 and his mother, Joaquina Escamilla, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Juana Licona Angeles.

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Genaro Buenaventura Rosario Silva Escamilla
Juana Licona Angeles
Jose Octaviano Silva Licona
Balbina Silva Licona
Pascuala Carmen Silva Licona
José Martín Silva Licona
Josefa Francisca Silva Licona

Spouse and Children



    Jose Octaviano Silva Licona


    Balbina Silva Licona


    Pascuala Carmen Silva Licona


    José Martín Silva Licona


    Josefa Francisca Silva Licona


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World Events (8)

1891 · The Garza Revolution

Age 1

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.
1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

Age 6

The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.

Age 33

United States recognizes Obregón government.

Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the many places called Silva, or a topographic name from silva ‘thicket’, ‘bramble’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Genaro Silva en el registro de Tomása Silva Licona, "México, Hidalgo, registros parroquiales, 1546-1971"
  • Genaro Silva en el registro de Abraham Cano Hernández y Carmen Silva Licona, "México, Hidalgo, Registro Civil, 1861-1967"
  • Genaro Silva en el registro de Jose Silva, "México, Hidalgo, Registro Civil, 1861-1967"

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