Rogelio Soto Melgosa

28 April 1925–2 May 1989 (Age 64)
Jala, Nayarit, Mexico

The Life of Rogelio

When Rogelio Soto Melgosa was born on 28 April 1925, in Jala, Nayarit, Mexico, his father, Diego Soto Gonzales, was 32 and his mother, Maria Ignacia Melgoza, was 20. He lived in Jala, Jala, Nayarit, Mexico in 1930. He died on 2 May 1989, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Diego Soto Gonzales
Maria Ignacia Melgoza
Rogelio Soto Melgosa
Baudelia Soto Melgosa
Baltazar Soto Melgosa
Andres Javier Soto
Luis Soto Melgosa

Parents and Siblings

    Diego Soto Gonzales


    Maria Ignacia Melgoza




World Events (8)


Age 1

Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.

Age 2

Constitution of 1917 amended to extend presidential term to six years.

Age 21

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

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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Sources (1)

  • Rojelio Zoto, "Mexico National Census, 1930"

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