Alejo Soto Solis

17 July 1890–8 December 1972 (Age 82)
Jesús María, Jalisco, Mexico

The Life of Alejo

When Alejo Soto Solis was born on 17 July 1890, in Jesús María, Jalisco, Mexico, his father, Atanacio Soto Gomez, was 20 and his mother, Ma. Cipriana Solis Hernandez, was 18. He married Petra Gonzales on 27 April 1915, in El Paso, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 8 December 1972, at the age of 82.

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Alejo Soto Solis
Petra Gonzales
Marriage: 27 April 1915
Rebeca Soto Gonzalez

Spouse and Children

27 April 1915
El Paso, Texas, United States


    Rebeca Soto Gonzalez


Parents and Siblings




    Blas Soto Solís


    Quirino Soto Solis


    Maria Guadalupe Soto Solis


    Ignacío Soto Solis


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1891 · The Garza Revolution

Age 1

The Garza Revolution was a conflict fought between the residents of Coahuila and Texas. It began when a campaign to start an uprising against Porfirio Diaz. Even though it was a minor conflict, it is seen as a precursor to the Mexican Revolution.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Age 22

"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."

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. habitational name from any of numerous places named Soto or El Soto, from soto ‘grove’, ‘small wood’ (Latin saltus). 2. Castilianized spelling of Asturian-Leonese Sotu , a habitational name from a town so named in Asturies. 3. Castilianized spelling of the Galician equivalent, Souto .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alejo Soto, "México censo nacional, 1930"
  • Alejo Soto en el registro de Jesús Arreola y Rebeca Soto, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"
  • Alejo Soto en el registro de Jesús Arreola y Rebeca Soto, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"

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