Joseph Quentin Miranda

1864–
California, United States

The Life of Joseph Quentin

Joseph Quentin Miranda was born in 1864, in California, United States. He married Maria De La Merced Guadalupe Estrada about 1900, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in San Juan Bautista, San Benito, California, United States in 1880.

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Joseph Quentin Miranda
1864–
Maria De La Merced Guadalupe Estrada
1881–1984
Marriage: about 1900
Florinda Celia Maria Miranda
1901–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1900
California, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 5

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

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, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal called Miranda. The derivation of the place name is uncertain; it may be of pre-Roman origin, or from Latin miranda ‘view’, ‘outlook’. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Quintin Miranda in household of Rafael Arnandez, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Quintin Miranda, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"

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