Eloy Mascareñas

Brief Life History of Eloy

When Eloy Mascareñas was born in 1918, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Leandro Mascarenas, was 27 and his mother, Filomena Lopez, was 16. He lived in Election Precinct 21 Placita, Taos, New Mexico, United States in 1930. He died on 25 September 1938, in Dixon, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 20.

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Leandro Mascarenas
Filomena Lopez
Eloy Mascareñas
Bertha Mascarenas
Juanita Mascareñas

Sources (3)

  • Eloy Mascareñas in household of Leandro Mascareñas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eloy Mascarenas, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eloy Mascarenas, "New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945"

World Events (7)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Alfonso, Carlos, Eloy, Cresencio, Ruben, Alicia, Amalia, Apolonio, Benedicto, Benito.

Spanish (Mascareñas): from Portuguese Mascarenhas .

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

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