Jose Joyeqia Cruz- Herrera

23 September 1839–
Luquillo, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Jose Joyeqia

When Jose Joyeqia Cruz- Herrera was born on 23 September 1839, in Luquillo, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Jorge De La Cruz, was 39 and his mother, María Juliana Herrera, was 29.

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Jorge De La Cruz
María Juliana Herrera
Vicenta Cruz Herrera
Maria Jose Cruz- Herrera
Maria Natividad Cruz- Herrera
Jose Maria Cruz- Herrera
Maria Irene Cruz- Herrera
Jose Joyeqia Cruz- Herrera

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World Events (3)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 34

Slavery is abolished in the Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from a common and widespread religious Christian personal name from cruz ‘cross’ (Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Cruz or La Cruz, from this word.

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

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