Maria Tereza Cano Lopez

15 October 1933–13 November 2007 (Age 74)
Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua

The Life of Maria Tereza

When Maria Tereza Cano Lopez was born on 15 October 1933, in Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua, her father, Benito Cano, was 44 and her mother, Amada Lopez Fuentes, was 40. She died on 13 November 2007, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Benito Cano
1889–
Amada Lopez Fuentes
1893–1980
Andrea Lopez Fuentes
1913–1984
Andrea Cano Lopez
1920–
Alejandro Lopez Cano
–1994
Carmela Cano Lopez
Alejandro Cano Lopez
1924–
Rosa Maria Cano Lopez
1925–2001
Maria Tereza Cano Lopez
1933–2007

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World Events (6)

1934

Age 1

The U.S. withdraws, leaving Nicaraguan military officer, Anastasio Somoza as Commander of the National Guard.
1936

Age 3

Anastasio Somoza founds a brutal dictatorship, fueled by U.S. funds, which is passed from father to son to brother for over 43 years.
1956

Age 23

Anastasio Somoza is assassinated and succeeded by his son, Luis Somoza Debayle. For four years after his son's regime, close associates of the Somoza family maintain political control of Nicaragua.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese:1. nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely white hair, from cano ‘white or gray haired’, ‘old’, ‘worthy’ (Latin canus). 2. habitational name from a place in Spain called Caño or Cano in Portugal, both named with a derivative of Latin canna ‘reed’.

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

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