Juana Gómez

Brief Life History of Juana

When Juana Gómez was born on 27 June 1920, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, her father, Desiderio Palacios Gutierrez, was 27 and her mother, Francisca Gómez Gómez, was 14. She had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Eusebio Vásquez Ordóñez. She died on 3 January 2001, in Chinacá, Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Eusebio Vásquez Ordóñez
Juana Gómez
Francisca Paula Vasquez Gomez
Emiliana Vasquez Gomez
Víctor Vásquez Gómez
Maximiliana Vásquez Gómez
Clementina Vásquez Gómez
Hipolito Vasquez Gomez
Miguel Angel Vásquez Gómez
Mariano Vasquez Gomez
Idauro Vásquez Gómez
Rolando Vásquez Gómez

Sources (23)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Juana Gomez - Individual or family possessions: death: 4 January 2001; Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
  • Juana Gómez, "Guatemala, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1581-1977"
  • Juana Gómez en el registro de Humbert Hernández Vásquez, "Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Registro Civil, 1877-1994"

World Events (7)


Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.


Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.


A constitution was adopted. Juan Jose Arevalo became the president. He encouraged education and medical improvements.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Miguel, Pedro, Jorge, Ramon, Rafael.

Spanish (Gómez): from a medieval personal name, probably of Visigothic origin, from guma ‘man’. Compare De Gomez .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some Jewish descendants retained the surname that their families had adopted as Roman Catholics.

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

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