Miguel Vazquez Arias

30 November 1900–6 January 1996 (Age 95)
Ahualulco de Mercado, Ahualulco de Mercado, Jalisco, Mexico

The Life of Miguel

When Miguel Vazquez Arias was born on 30 November 1900, in Ahualulco de Mercado, Ahualulco de Mercado, Jalisco, Mexico, his father, Miguel Vazquez Rodriguez, was 54 and his mother, Luz Arias Foris, was 32. He married Irma Irene Strickland Sormanti Arias on 26 June 1944, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 6 January 1996, at the age of 95.

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Miguel Vazquez Arias
Irma Irene Strickland Sormanti Arias
Marriage: 26 June 1944

Spouse and Children

26 June 1944
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Miguel Vazquez Rodriguez


    Luz Arias Foris




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 26

Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.

Name Meaning

Galician and Spanish (Vázquez): variant of Vásquez ( see Vasquez ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Arias, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Arias in entry for Charles M Arias, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Henry V Arias, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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