Antonia Garza

13 June 1903–23 July 1999 (Age 96)
Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States

The Life of Antonia

When Antonia Garza was born on 13 June 1903, in Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States, her father, Porfirio Cisneros, was 20 and her mother, Noberta Gutierrez, was 17. She married Paul Flores on 27 December 1919, in Falls City, Karnes, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 July 1999, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Paul Flores
Antonia Garza
Marriage: 27 December 1919
Guillermo "Willie" Flores
Eloisa Flores
Marcela Flores
Paul Flores
Ignacio Flores Sr
Dionel Flores
Dionel "Danny" Flores

Spouse and Children

27 December 1919
Falls City, Karnes, Texas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Porfirio Cisneros





World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from garza ‘heron’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with long legs.

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

Sources (3)

  • Antonia Flores in household of Paul Flores, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Antonia Flores in household of Paul Flores, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Garza in entry for Emilio Fred Flores, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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