Alberto Cancino Baak

1909–2002 (Age 92)
Muna, Yucatán, Mexico

The Life of Alberto

When Alberto Cancino Baak was born on 1 September 1909, in Muna, Yucatán, Mexico, his father, Carlos Cancino Koyoc, was 27 and his mother, Florentina Baak, was 19. He married Eulalia Mendez Alonzo on 2 January 1927, in Muna, Yucatán, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Muna, Muna, Yucatán, Mexico in 1930. He died on 5 March 2002, in Muna, Yucatán, Mexico, at the age of 92, and was buried in Muna, Yucatán, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Alberto Cancino Baak
Eulalia Mendez Alonzo
Marriage: 2 January 1927
Eduardo Cancino Mendez
Hernan Cancino Mendez
Elio Cancino Mendez
Edesio Cancino Mendez
Eloisa Cancino Mendez

Spouse and Children

2 January 1927
Muna, Yucatán, Mexico


Parents and Siblings

    Carlos Cancino Koyoc


    Florentina Baak




+5 More Children

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

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese: possibly a variant of Cansino, a habitational name from a place named Cansinos in Asturies, or from Los Cansinos in Córdoba province.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alberto Cansino, "Mexico National Census, 1930"
  • Alberto Cansino in entry for Cansino Mendez and Florencia Aguayo Pacheco, "Mexico, Yucatán, Civil Registration, 1860-2005"
  • Alberto Cancino in entry for Herman Mendez Cancino Mendez, "Mexico, Yucatán, Civil Registration, 1860-2005"

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