Elpidia Yañez Rodríguez

16 November 1909–8 November 2002 (Age 93)
Ocuituco, Morelos, Mexico

The Life of Elpidia

Elpidia Yañez Rodríguez was born on 16 November 1909, in Ocuituco, Morelos, Mexico as the daughter of Sabino Yañez Bobadilla and Maria Rodriguez Alatorre. She married Amando Melendez Fonseca on 3 February 1929, in Ocuituco, Morelos, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 8 November 2002, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Amando Melendez Fonseca
Elpidia Yañez Rodríguez
Marriage: 3 February 1929
Ricarda Melendez Yañez

Spouse and Children

3 February 1929
Ocuituco, Morelos, Mexico


    Ricarda Melendez Yañez


Parents and Siblings

    Sabino Yañez Bobadilla


    Maria Rodriguez Alatorre




World Events (8)


Age 1

Mexico's 100 years of independence celebrated. Seventh reelection of Díaz. Madero's Plan of San Luis Potosí. Rebellion breaks out in north and in Puebla.

Age 2

Rebellion spreads throughout Mexico. After attack on Ciudad Juárez, Díaz resigns. Madero returns in triumph to Mexico City and is elected to presidency. Emiliano Zapata publishes Plan of Ayala demanding quick reforms.

Age 25

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

1 Spanish (Yáñez): patronymic from a variant of the personal name Juan, Spanish equivalent of John . Compare Ibanez .2 Americanized spelling of Slovenian Janež, a derivative of the personal name Janez, Latin Iohannes ( see John ).

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

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