Manuel Mora

Brief Life History of Manuel

When Manuel Mora was born on 15 May 1862, in Cruillas, Tamaulipas, Mexico, his father, Domingo Mora, was 34 and his mother, Maria Patricia Perez, was 32. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Alvina Zuniga. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Jim Wells, Texas, United States in 1920. He was buried in Brownsville, Cameron, Texas, United States.

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Manuel Mora
Alvina Zuniga
Jose Luciano Molina
Enrique Zuniga
Filberto Zuniga Mora
Esperanza Z Sosa
Manuel Mora

Sources (14)

  • Manuel Mora, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manuel Mora, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Manuel Marco in entry for Meliton Marco Cabrera, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


French enter Puebla, then Mexico City. Juárez forced to abandon the city.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Manuel, Carlos, Jorge, Miguel, Jesus, Francisco, Roberto, Mario, Pedro. Portuguese Ligia, Lidio.

Spanish and Portuguese; Catalan (also Móra): topographic name for someone who lived where mulberries grew, from mora ‘mulberry’ (from Late Latin mora, originally the plural of Latin morum); or a habitational name from any of the places called (La) Mora, for example in the Spanish provinces of Albacete, León, Navarre, and Toledo. Compare Spanish De la Mora 1 and Lamora .

French (southern); Catalan (Morà): from a short form of the medieval Latin personal name Morandus (see Morand 1).

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

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