Roman Felipe Zaldivar Ruiz

27 August 1893–14 May 1964
Mexico City, Mexico

The Life of Roman Felipe

When Roman Felipe Zaldivar Ruiz was christened on 27 August 1893, in Mexico City, Mexico, his father, Demetrio Zaldivar Favila, was 27 and his mother, Ponciana Ruiz Balverde, was 22. He died on 14 May 1964, in Centro, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, Mexico, at the age of 70.

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Demetrio Zaldivar Favila
Ponciana Ruiz Balverde
Roman Felipe Zaldivar Ruiz

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World Events (8)

1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.
1900 · Palacio de Lecumberri constructed

"The Black Palace of Lecumberri"" as it is known in pop culture, serves as a penitentiary from 1900 to 1976, when it is decomissioned. In 1980, the building is turned into a national archive."

"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

Basque: Castilianized variant of Basque Zaldibar, a habitational name from a place so named in Biscay province. The place name is of uncertain derivation: it may be from zaldu ‘wood’, ‘copse’ or from zaldi ‘horse’ + ibar ‘water meadow’, ‘fertile plain’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Roman Felipe Zaldivar Ruiz, "México, Distrito Federal, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1514-1970"
  • Felipe Zaldivar Ruíz, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"
  • Roman Felipe Zaldivar Ruiz, "México bautismos, 1560-1950"

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