Josephine H Padilla

19 June 1914–4 November 2010 (Age 96)
Hurley, Grant, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine H

When Josephine H Padilla was born on 19 June 1914, in Hurley, Grant, New Mexico, United States, her father, Jose Encarnacion Padilla González, was 43 and her mother, Emilia Herrera Gutierrez, was 43. She married Edward Guerena Vasquez on 21 October 1950, in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States. She lived in Supervisorial District 3, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 4 November 2010, at the age of 96, and was buried in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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Edward Guerena Vasquez
Josephine H Padilla
Marriage: 21 October 1950

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1950Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation
    Age 9
    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.
    1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens
    Age 26
    Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Jesus, Ramon, Pedro, Miguel, Ruben, Francisco, Jorge.Spanish: habitational name from any of various minor places, for example in the provinces of Burgos, Guadalajara, and Valladolid, named from Spanish padilla ‘frying pan, breadpan’ (from Latin patella, a diminutive of patina ‘shallow dish’), a word that was commonly used in the topographic sense of a shallow, gentle depression. In the US, this surname is also found among Native Americans (mainly Pueblos).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Josefina Padilla in household of Encarnacion Padilla, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Josephine H Padilla, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
    • Josefina Padilla in household of Encarnacion Padilla, "United States Census, 1920"

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