Celerina Cruz Morales

Female1909–16 October 2000

Brief Life History of Celerina

When Celerina Cruz Morales was born in 1909, in Huanímaro, Huanímaro, Guanajuato, Mexico, her father, Rodrigo Cruz Villanueva, was 33 and her mother, San Juana Morales, was 30. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Juan Esquivel Rodriguez. She died on 16 October 2000, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Juan Esquivel Rodriguez
Celerina Cruz Morales
Victoria Esquivel Cruz
Feto Masculino Esquivel Cruz

Sources (5)

  • Celerina Cruz en el registro de Juan Esquivel Rodriguez, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"
  • Celerina Cruz Morales, "México, Guanajuato, Registro Civil, 1862-1930"
  • Celerina Cruz en el registro de Feto Masculino Esquivel Cruz, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"

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Children (2)

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Mexico's 100 years of independence celebrated. Seventh reelection of Díaz. Madero's Plan of San Luis Potosí. Rebellion breaks out in north and in Puebla.


Age 2

Rebellion spreads throughout Mexico. After attack on Ciudad Juárez, Díaz resigns. Madero returns in triumph to Mexico City and is elected to presidency. Emiliano Zapata publishes Plan of Ayala demanding quick reforms.


Age 25

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Miguel, Francisco, Pedro, Jesus, Angel, Ramon, Roberto. Portuguese Joao, Wenceslao, Anatolio, Godofredo, Ligia, Paulo, Sil, Albano, Joaquim, Manoel, Margarida, Omero.

Spanish and Portuguese:

topographic name for someone who lived by a cross or crossroad, from cruz ‘cross’ (from Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places called (La) Cruz. Compare Spanish Lacruz .

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

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