Catalina Rossafa Lopez

19 June 1889–1960 (Age 70)
Vélez Rubio, Vélez-Rubio, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

The Life Summary of Catalina

When Catalina Rossafa Lopez was born on 19 June 1889, in Vélez Rubio, Vélez-Rubio, Almería, Andalusia, Spain, her father, João Rosaffo Garcia, was 17 and her mother, Clara Lopes Romero, was 12. She married Pedro Martinez Romero about 1905, in Spain. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1960, in Colorado, Paraná, Brazil, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Martinez Romero
Catalina Rossafa Lopez
Marriage: about 1905
Pedro Martinez Rossafa
Juan Martinez Rossafa
Joao Antonio Martinez

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1905Spain
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1892 · The birth of Catalonian politics
    Age 3
    A proposal of Catalan constitution, called Bases de Manresa, was written in Catalonia, initiating the political movement of Catalanism, which is a movement that is relevant in present day.
    1895 · Basque Nationalist Party established
    Age 6
    Basque Nationalist Party established by Sabino de Arana y Goiri, initiating separatist tensions that will last over a century.
    1912 · Prime Minister Jose Canalejas assassinated
    Age 23
    Spain's first prime minister, after the fall of Segismundo Moret's government, is assassinated by rebel Manuel Pardinas.

    Name Meaning

    Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

    Sources (1)

    • Registros civis; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKR-W9M9-Z

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