Demetrio Gaxiola Castro

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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Demetrio Gaxiola Castro
María Juana Mejía Castro
Marriage: 1888
María Ortensa Gaxiola Mejía
Dolores Gaxiola Mexia
Norberto Gaxiola Mejia
Francisco Gaxiola Mejia
Ortencia Gaxiola Mejía
María Gaxiola Mejía
Altagracia Mejia
Juana Gaxiola Mejía
Jose Esteban Gaxiola Mejia

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1888Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico
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    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph's reign as Maximilian I begins. He confirms Reform Laws, except for those that refer to indigenous communities.
    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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