Juan Garza

23 June 1900–24 June 1964 (Age 64)
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States

The Life of Juan

When Juan Garza was born on 23 June 1900, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, his father, Evaristo Garza, was 47 and his mother, Martiniana Herrera, was 43. He died on 24 June 1964, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Evaristo Garza
1853–1917
Martiniana Herrera
1857–1931
Feliz Garza
1879–1947
Isabel Garza Herrera
1884–1938
Juana Garza
1884–1968
Francisca Garza
1886–1903
Evaristo Garza
1888–1900
Evaristo Garza
1890–
Jesus Garza
1890–1920
Leon Garza
1892–1911
Praxedis Garza
1897–1918
Jose Garza
1898–1899
Elvira Garza
1899–1970
Juan Garza
1900–1964
Evaristo Garza
1903–1944
Maria Garza
1904–1904
Francisca Garza
1905–
Miguel Garza
1907–1907
Francisca Garza Herrera
1908–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Evaristo Garza

    Male1853–1917Male

    Martiniana Herrera

    Female1857–1931Female

siblings

(17)

    Male1879–1947Male

    Isabel Garza Herrera

    Female1884–1938Female

    Female1884–1968Female

    Francisca Garza

    Female1886–1903Female

    Evaristo Garza

    Male1888–1900Male

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1917

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (1)

  • Juan Herrera Garza, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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