Josefa Soto Rojas

1895–1955 (Age 60)
San José, Costa Rica

The Life of Josefa

When Josefa Soto Rojas was born in 1895, in San José, Costa Rica, her father, Señor Soto, was 21 and her mother, Señora Rojas, was 17. She died in 1955, in her hometown, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Señor Soto
1874–1934
Señora Rojas
1878–1938
Josefa Soto Rojas
1895–1955

Parents and Siblings

    Señor Soto

    Male1874–1934Male

    Señora Rojas

    Female1878–1938Female

siblings

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World Events (1)

1948

Age 53

Civil War. Rafael Angel Calderon Guradia refuses to step down for election winner Otilio Ulate. Don Pepe Figueres Ferrer leads the revolution against Calderon and topples the government after 40 days of fighting.

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. habitational name from any of numerous places named Soto or El Soto, from soto ‘grove’, ‘small wood’ (Latin saltus). 2. Castilianized spelling of Asturian-Leonese Sotu , a habitational name from a town so named in Asturies. 3. Castilianized spelling of the Galician equivalent, Souto .

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

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