Maria Adelaida Olivera

18 November 1833–
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life Summary of Maria Adelaida

When Maria Adelaida Olivera was born on 18 November 1833, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Joseph Desiderio Olivera, was 49 and her mother, Maria Luisa del Carmen Reyes, was 36. She married Encarnacion Urquidez on 5 January 1861, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Encarnacion Urquidez
Maria Adelaida Olivera
Marriage: 5 January 1861
Dionisio Urquidez
Jose Monico Urquidez
Raamona Simona Urquidez
Ramona Simona Urquidez
Josefa Urquidez
Marcos Francisco Urquidez
Tomas Urquidez
Frank Urcades
Louisa Urcades
Ruperto Urcades

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1861Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 17
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    Age 32
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Jorge, Luis, Jesus, Rafael, Ramon, Angel, Julio, Miguel, Arturo. Portuguese Joao, Paulo, Joaquim.Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish: topographic name from olivera ‘olive tree’.In some cases also a Castilianized form of Galician Oliveira .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Adelaida Olivera in household of Marcas Alaniz, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Idalida Olivera in entry for Tom Urquidez and Mary Urquidez, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Adelida Urcades in household of Encarnacion Urcades, "United States Census, 1880"

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