Sofia Dzul May

18 September 1911–6 February 1996 (Age 84)
Tekax, Yucatán, Mexico

The Life of Sofia

When Sofia Dzul May was born on 18 September 1911, in Tekax, Yucatán, Mexico, her father, juan de mata dzul, was 16 and her mother, dolores may, was 15. She married Ysidro Mis alpuche about 1927, in Tekax, Yucatán, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 6 February 1996, in her hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Tekax, Yucatán, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Ysidro Mis alpuche
Sofia Dzul May
Marriage: about 1927
trinidad mis dzul
celsa mis dzul
Catalina Mis Dzul

Spouse and Children

about 1927
Tekax, Yucatán, Mexico


Parents and Siblings

    juan de mata dzul





World Events (8)


Age 1

"Pascual Orozco rebels against Madero. Victoriano Huerta's troops crush rebellion. Huerta exiled to France. Zapata and Francisco ""Pancho""Villa enter Mexico City. Venustiano Carranza establishes constitutional government at Veracruz."

Age 2

Madero overthrown by coup d'état staged by Felix Díaz and Huerta. Madero assassinated. Carranza, Villa, and Álvaro Obregón lead northern rebellion.

Age 23

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname, perhaps for a tall thin person, from Middle Low German dūle ‘reed’, ‘cat's tail’. 2. variant of Dau 2.

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

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