Orlando Arthur Rivera

11 November 1930–12 February 2006 (Age 75)
La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States

The Life of Orlando Arthur

When Orlando Arthur Rivera was born on 11 November 1930, in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, Federico Ribera, was 28 and his mother, Stella Lydia Abeyta, was 20. He married Irene Rivera Martinez on 16 August 1957, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 12 February 2006, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orlando Arthur Rivera
1930–2006
Irene Rivera Martinez
1931–2015
Marriage: 16 August 1957
Orlando Arturo Rivera
1958–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1957
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1931

Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · The Queen Theatre

Age 19

The Queen Theatre was opened on August 12 and housed a 540-seat auditorium. When the Queen Theatre was bought by Consolidated Amusements, they renovated the theater to maintain its style and get its equipment up to date. In 1993, the new Gateway 8 was taking away business from the Queen and ultimately it had to close its doors and sell its property.
1950

Age 20

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Rivera, a variant of Ribera .2 Italian: northern variant of the southern (especially Sicily) topographic name Ribera .3 Catalan: in some cases, variant of Catalan Ribera .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Orlando A Rivera in entry for Stella Lydia Abeyta Bustos, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Orlando A Rivera in entry for Stella Lydia Abeyta Bustos, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Orlando A Rivera, "BillionGraves Index"

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