Demetrio Gaxiola Castro

1864–
Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico

The Life Summary of Demetrio

When Demetrio Gaxiola Castro was born in 1864, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico, his father, Jose Francisco Atanasio Gaxiola Montoya, was 31 and his mother, María Altagracia Castro Cuevas, was 24. He married María Juana Mejía Castro in 1888, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Demetrio Gaxiola Castro
1864–
María Juana Mejía Castro
1868–1905
Marriage: 1888
María Ortensa Gaxiola Mejía
1889–
Dolores Gaxiola Mexia
1893–
Norberto Gaxiola Mejia
1895–1981
Francisco Gaxiola Mejia
1897–
Ortencia Gaxiola Mejía
1897–
María Gaxiola Mejía
1898–1918
Altagracia Mejia
1899–
Juana Gaxiola Mejía
1903–
Jose Esteban Gaxiola Mejia
1904–1990

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1888Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1864
    Age 0
    Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph's reign as Maximilian I begins. He confirms Reform Laws, except for those that refer to indigenous communities.
    1866
    Age 2
    French troops depart.
    1896 · The Yaqui Uprising
    Age 32
    The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Alvaro, Carlos, Gerardo, Ana, Armida, Efrain, Fernando, Jose, Luz, Manuel, Rafael, Sergio.Hispanic (Mexico): Castilianized form of a Basque topographic name formed with an unexplained first element + the topographic suffix -ola ‘place of’.

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

    Sources (22)

    • Demetrio Gaxiola in entry for Altagracia Mejia, "Mexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929"
    • Demetrio Gaxiola en el registro de Nolberto Mexia, "México, Sinaloa, Registro Civil, 1861-1929"
    • Demetrio Gaxiola en el registro de Norberto Gaxiola Mexia, "México, Sinaloa, Registro Civil, 1861-1929"

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