Hipolita Tijerín Casillas

1889–14 January 1923 (Age 34)
Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico

The Life of Hipolita

When Hipolita Tijerín Casillas was born in 1889, her father, Agustin Tijereis, was 38 and her mother, Maria Del Refugio Casillas, was 36. She married Pedro Trejo Rangel on 15 May 1903, in Sauceda de la Borda, Vetagrande, Zacatecas, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 January 1923, in Tacualeche, Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Trejo Rangel
Hipolita Tijerín Casillas
Marriage: 15 May 1903
Juana Trejo Tijerina
Julio Trejo Tijera
Juan Trejo Tijerin

Spouse and Children

15 May 1903
Sauceda de la Borda, Vetagrande, Zacatecas, Mexico


    Juana Trejo Tijerina


    Juan Trejo Tijerin


    Julio Trejo Tijera


Parents and Siblings



    Basilia Tijereis Casellos



    Alvina Tijerin Casillas


    Lucas Fijerín Casillas


    Lucas Tijerin Casillas


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World Events (8)

1891 · The Garza Revolution

Age 2

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.
1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

Age 7

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.

Age 15

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Name Meaning

Spanish (mainly Mexico): probably a derivative of tijera ‘scissors’ (Latin tonsoria), a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of scissors or for a user of scissors, i.e. a tailor.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hipolita Tijera in entry for Julio Trejo Tijera and Petra Davila, "Mexico, Zacatecas, Civil Registration, 1860-2000"
  • Hipolita Tijerín in entry for Hilario Trejo Tijerín, "Mexico, Zacatecas, Civil Registration, 1860-2000"
  • Hipolita Tijerin in entry for Guadalupe Trejo Tijerin, "Mexico, Zacatecas, Civil Registration, 1860-2000"

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