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
1900–1966
Antonia Garza
1903–1999
Marriage: 27 December 1919
Guillermo "Willie" Flores
1921–2005
Eloisa Flores
1922–2016
Marcela Flores
1924–2009
Paul Flores
1926–1945
Ignacio Flores Sr
1928–1990
Dionel Flores
1933–1935
Dionel "Danny" Flores
1936–2012

Spouse and Children

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

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Porfirio Cisneros

    Male1882–1971Male

    Female1886–1967Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1904

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.
1929

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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