Maria de la Luz Reyes y Garay

29 January 1917–16 June 1998 (Age 81)
Mexico City, Mexico

The Life of Maria de la Luz

When Maria de la Luz Reyes y Garay was born on 29 January 1917, in Mexico City, Mexico, her father, Leocadio Enrique Reyes Romero, was 36 and her mother, Maria Sabina Teódula Rómula Garay Yslas, was 28. She married Jose Guadalupe Tovar Cervantes on 29 November 1935, in Mexico City, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 16 June 1998, in her hometown, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Jose Guadalupe Tovar Cervantes
Maria de la Luz Reyes y Garay
Marriage: 29 November 1935
Jose Roberto Tovar Reyes

Spouse and Children

29 November 1935
Mexico City, Mexico


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · �Teatro Esperanza Iris�opens

Age 1

On May 25th, 1918, it is the most important theater in Mexico City constructed by architects Federico Mariscal and Ignacio Capetillo y Servin, for only $224,000 pesos.

Age 3

Obregón rebels. Carranza dies. Obregón elected president.

Age 23

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. plural variant of Rey . 2. Castilianized form of the Galician habitational name Reis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria de la Luz Reyes Garay, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"
  • Maria de la Luz Reyes Garay, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"
  • Mara de la Luz Reyes Garay in entry for Guadalupe Tovar Cervantes, "Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Registration, 1832-2005"

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