Caroline Moreno

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Moreno was born on 13 August 1888, in Nipomo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, her father, Santos Moreno, was 49 and her mother, Victoria A Najar, was 31. She married Refugio Martinez on 23 October 1909, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Nipomo Judicial Township, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1900. She died on 2 January 1994, in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 105.

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Refugio Martinez
Caroline Moreno
Marriage: 23 October 1909
Alice Reynoso
Theodora Martinez
Isabel Martinez

Sources (7)

  • Carrie H Moreno in household of Victoria Moreno, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carrie Moreno, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Carolina Moreno Martinez, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Jesus, Mario, Jorge, Miguel, Francisco, Ruben, Raul. Portuguese Gonsalo, Ligia, Omero, Vasco.

Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname for someone with dark hair and/or a swarthy complexion, from Spanish and Portuguese moreno ‘dark, brown, swarthy’ or ‘dark-skinned, dark-haired’, from Late Latin maurinus, a derivative of classical Latin Maurus ‘Moor’.

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

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