Isaac Portales Lopez

about 1912–about 1985 (Age 73)
Armadillo de los Infante, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Portales Lopez was born about 1912, in Armadillo de los Infante, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, his father, Jose German Portales Tovias, was 33 and his mother, Ysidra Lopez Martinez, was 28. He married Celia Garcia in Múzquiz, Múzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died about 1985, at the age of 73.

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Isaac Portales Lopez
Celia Garcia
Enedina Portales Garcia
Miguel Refugio Portales Garcia

Spouse and Children

Múzquiz, Múzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico


    Enedina Portales Garcia


    Miguel Refugio Portales Garcia


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Pascual Orozco rebels against Madero. Victoriano Huerta's troops crush rebellion. Huerta exiled to France. Zapata and Francisco "Pancho"Villa enter Mexico City. Venustiano Carranza establishes constitutional government at Veracruz.

Age 1

Madero overthrown by coup d'état staged by Felix Díaz and Huerta. Madero assassinated. Carranza, Villa, and Álvaro Obregón lead northern rebellion.

Age 22

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, Galician and Portuguese: from the plural of portal ‘gate’ ( see Portal ), either as a topographic name or a habitational name from a place called Portales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Portales, "Mexico, Coahuila, Civil Registration, 1861-1998"
  • Isaac Portales, "Mexico, Coahuila, Civil Registration, 1861-1998"
  • Isaac Portales, "Mexico, Coahuila, Civil Registration, 1861-1998"

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