Catalina Escalante

December 1872–28 March 1957 (Age 84)
Villa Pesqueira, Sonora, Mexico

The Life of Catalina

When Catalina Escalante was born in December 1872, in Villa Pesqueira, Sonora, Mexico, her father, Eusebio Escalante, was 41 and her mother, Georgina Quijada, was 40. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Guillermo Quihui Paz. She died on 28 March 1957, in Superior, Pinal, Arizona, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Guillermo Quihui Paz
Catalina Escalante
Eligia Quihui Escalante
Francisca Quihui Escalante
Francisco Quihui
José Francisco Quihui
Maria Santos Quihui Escalante
Manuel E. Quihui
Soledad Quihui Escalante

Spouse and Children

    Guillermo Quihui Paz





    Eligia Quihui Escalante


    Francisca Quihui Escalante



    José Francisco Quihui


    Maria Santos Quihui Escalante


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1881: Pinal, Arizona Territory, United States; 1912: Pinal, Arizona, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Santoña in Santander province, whose name derives from escala ‘ladder’ (Latin scala), referring to a terraced slope.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catalina Escalante, "Mexico, Sonora, Civil Registration, 1861-1995"
  • Catalina Escalante en el registro de Francisco Sanchez y Francisca Quihuis, "México, Sonora, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"
  • Catalina Escalante in entry for Francisco Quihui, "Mexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994"

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