Merced Padilla

2 May 1913–19 August 1986 (Age 73)
Carrizal Cosala, Sinaloa, Mexico

The Life of Merced

Merced Padilla was born on 2 May 1913, in Carrizal Cosala, Sinaloa, Mexico as the son of Merced Padilla and MARGARITA MENDOZA MENDOZA. He died on 19 August 1986, at the age of 73.

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Merced Padilla
MARGARITA MENDOZA MENDOZA
Merced Padilla
1913–1986

Parents and Siblings

    Merced Padilla

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    MARGARITA MENDOZA MENDOZA

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 1

United States troops land at Veracruz. Huerta defeated and forced into exile.
1915

Age 2

Obregón turns against Villa. Villa continues to fight and raids United States border towns for next five years. Carranza recognized by United States as chief of government forces.
1916

Age 3

"General John J. ""Blackjack"" Pershing's punitive expedition pursues Villa and provokes bitterness between Mexico and United States."

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the various minor places, for example in the provinces of Burgos, Guadalajara, and Valladolid, named from Spanish padilla ‘frying pan’, ‘breadpan’ (Latin patella, a diminutive of patina ‘shallow dish’), a word which was commonly used in the topographical sense of a gentle depression.

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

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