Dolores Zelaya

1897–20 May 1985 (Age 88)
Chinameca, San Miguel, El Salvador

The Life of Dolores

When Dolores Zelaya was born in 1897, in Chinameca, San Miguel, El Salvador, his father, Ruben Zelaya, was 33 and his mother, Trancito Gomez, was 32. He married Petrona Chavez before 1920, in Chinameca, San Miguel, El Salvador. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 May 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Dolores Zelaya
1897–1985
Petrona Chavez
1890–1978
Marriage: before 1920
Fausto Emenecio Zelaya
1923–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1920
Chinameca, San Miguel, El Salvador
children

(1)

    Fausto Emenecio Zelaya

    Male1923–1923Male

Parents and Siblings

    Ruben Zelaya

    Male1864–1926Male

    Trancito Gomez

    Female1866–1930Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1969

Age 72

El Salvador fights a brief war with Honduras. Thousands of Salvadoran illegal immigrants are evicted from Honduras. El Salvador retaliates.
1977

Age 80

Anti-government guerrilla activities intensify. Reports of increased human rights violations by government troops and death squads. General Carlos Romero is elected president.

Name Meaning

Basque: variant spelling of Zelaia, a habitational name in Biscay province, Basque Country, from Basque zelai ‘field’, ‘meadow’ + the definite article -a.

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

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