Corina Garcia

24 February 1920–1 October 2008 (Age 88)
Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Corina

When Corina Garcia was born on 24 February 1920, in Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, her father, Palemon Higinio Rincon Garcia, was 22 and her mother, Aurora Garcia, was 17. She died on 1 October 2008, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Faustino Pino
1913–2005
Corina Garcia
1920–2008

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1920–2008Female

    Female1921–2015Female

    Higinio Palemon Garcia Jr.

    Male1922–1922Male

    Edmundo Higinio Garcia

    Male1923–2019Male

World Events (8)

1923

Age 3

United States recognizes Obregón government.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Corena Garcia in household of Hegenio Garcia, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Corina Pino in household of Faustino Pino, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rincon Garcia, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"

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