María del Carmen Leyva Ortega

23 June 1920–20 March 2009 (Age 88)
Mexico, Mexico

The Life of María del Carmen

When María del Carmen Leyva Ortega was born on 23 June 1920, in Mexico, Mexico, her father, Joaquín Leyva Longoria, was 18 and her mother, Hermelinda Ortega Briseño, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Ernesto Balbuena Fuentes. She died on 20 March 2009, in Atlixco, Puebla, Mexico, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Ernesto Balbuena Fuentes
1917–1994
María del Carmen Leyva Ortega
1920–2009
Mercedes Balbuena Leyva
1936–1967
Aurora Balbuena Leyva
1941–1944
Enrique Balbuena Leyva
1943–1944
María de los Ángeles Balbuena Leyva
1951–1992
María del Carmen Balbuena Leyva
1953–2005

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1920–2009Female

    María Antonia Leyva

    Female1920–Female

    Ramón Leyva Ortega

    Male1922–Male

    Juan Leyva Ortega

    Male1934–1935Male

World Events (8)

1923

Age 3

United States recognizes Obregón government.
1924

Age 4

Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.
1946

Age 26

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Leiva .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Carmen Leyva in entry for Mercedes Balbuena Leyva, "Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Registration, 1832-2005"
  • Carmen Leyva in entry for Aurora Balbuena Leyva, "Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Registration, 1832-2005"
  • Carmen Leyva in entry for Enrique Balbuena Leyva, "Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Registration, 1832-2005"

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