Otilia Canales Zamora

1 February 1923–6 December 2009 (Age 86)
El Jaral, San Dimas, Durango, Mexico

The Life of Otilia Canales

When Otilia Canales Zamora was born on 1 February 1923, in El Jaral, San Dimas, Durango, Mexico, her father, Panfilo Canales Corral, was 25 and her mother, Rosario Zamora Flores, was 15. She married Antonio Sosa Vergara on 10 May 1980, in Durango, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 6 December 2009, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Antonio Sosa Vergara
Otilia Canales Zamora
Marriage: 10 May 1980
Bertha Sosa Canales
Luis Sosa Canales

Spouse and Children

10 May 1980
Durango, Mexico


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.

Age 3

Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.

Age 23

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from the city of Zamora in northwestern Spain, capital of the province which bears its name.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Otilia Canales Zamora, "Mexico, Durango, Civil Registration, 1861-1995"
  • Otilia Canales in entry for Luis Sosa Canales, "Mexico, Jalisco, Civil Registration, 1857-2000"

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