Maria Isabel Vargas Quintanilla

Female17 May 1886–15 May 1966

Brief Life History of Maria Isabel

Maria Isabel Vargas Quintanilla was born on 17 May 1886, in Callao, Peru as the daughter of Francisco Vargas Quintanilla and Juana Marquez. She married Victor Vaughen Morris in 1906. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in San Francisco, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 May 1966, in Brownsville, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Victor Vaughen Morris
Maria Isabel Vargas Quintanilla
Marriage: 1906
Richard Peter Morris
Robert V Morris
Joan Rebecca Morris

Sources (6)

  • Maria Morris in household of Richard Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maria Isabel Morris, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Maria Morris, "United States Census, 1930"

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    World Events (8)

    1887 · Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

    Age 1

    Established in 1887 by the Archdiocese of San Francisco which operates three cemeteries. The 1919 Spanish Influenza Epidemic filled several sections of Holy Cross. Approximately 40,000 of the completely removed San Francisco’s Calvary Cemetery remains were moved here over a span of many years. There is an estimated 40,000. Most all of the burial locations at Holy Cross are computerized at this time.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 21

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Pedro, Francisco, Jorge, Jesus, Rafael, Miguel, Roberto. Portuguese Paulo, Ligia, Vasco, Catarina, Conceicao, Joao, Omero, Serafim, Wenceslao.

    Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name, probably from Vargas in Cantabria, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term meaning ‘(thatched) hut, steep slope’ or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’. Compare Bargas and De Vargas .

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

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