Ana Salinas Vela

10 January 1904–12 October 1974 (Age 70)
Ciudad Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Ana

When Ana Salinas Vela was born on 10 January 1904, in Ciudad Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, her father, JOSÉ EPIFANIO SALINAS GUERRA, was 44 and her mother, Daria Vela Bazan, was 34. She married Graciano Lopez in 1928, in Ciudad Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She immigrated to Texas, United States in 1941. She died on 12 October 1974, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Graciano Lopez
1905–1992
Ana Salinas Vela
1904–1974
Marriage: 1928
Lydia Lopez
1929–1933
Maria Alicia Lopez
1931–2007
Jesusa Lopez
1933–2002
Amelia Lopez
1940–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1928
Ciudad Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    JOSÉ EPIFANIO SALINAS GUERRA

    Male1859–1930Male

    Daria Vela Bazan

    Female1870–Female

siblings

(13)

    Ada Salinas

    Female1885–1922Female

    Jose Salinas Vela

    Male1885–Male

    Agapita Salinas Vela

    Female1891–Female

    José Salinas Vela

    Male1893–Male

    Agapita Salinas Vela

    Female1896–1922Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923

Age 19

United States recognizes Obregón government.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Salinas, from the plural of salina ‘saltworks’ (Latin salinae, a derivative of sal ‘salt’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Ana Salinas Vela, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"
  • Ana Salinas in entry for Lilia Lopez, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Ana Salinas in entry for Felix Lopez, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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