Benito Cervantes Montemayor

16 November 1907–25 May 1979 (Age 71)
El Menor, Múzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico

The Life of Benito

When Benito Cervantes Montemayor was born on 16 November 1907, in El Menor, Múzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico, his father, Jose De Jesus Cervantes Flores, was 40 and his mother, Josefa Montemayor González, was 29. He married Maria Luisa Robledo on 11 May 1941, in Sabinas, Coahuila, Mexico. He died on 25 May 1979, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Benito Cervantes Montemayor
1907–1979
Maria Luisa Robledo
1919–2002
Marriage: 11 May 1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 May 1941
Sabinas, Coahuila, Mexico

Parents and Siblings

    Jose De Jesus Cervantes Flores

    Male1867–1927Male

    Josefa Montemayor González

    Female1878–1958Female

siblings

(13)

    Gertrudis Cervantes de Flores

    Female1896–1963Female

    Martin Cervantes-Montemayor

    Male1898–1934Male

    Genoveva Cervantes

    Female1902–1927Female

    José Cervantes Montemallor

    Male1904–Male

    Male1907–1979Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1908

Age 1

Díaz states his intention of not seeking reelection in interview. Francisco I. Madero publishes The Presidential Succession of 1910 .
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1926

Age 19

Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.

Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from a place in Lugo province named Cervantes.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benito Cervantes, "Mexico, National Census, 1930"
  • Benito Cervantes, "México, Coahuila, Registro Civil, 1861-1998"
  • Cervantes Montemayor, "Mexico, Coahuila, Civil Registration, 1861-1998"

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