Evelyn Carmelita Castaneda

10 November 1936–23 October 2009 (Age 73)
Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

The Life of Evelyn Carmelita

When Evelyn Carmelita Castaneda was born on 10 November 1936, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, her father, José Cármen Cabral Castañeda, was 34 and her mother, Mary Bravo, was 17. She lived in Anaheim Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 2009, in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Felix Serna Diaz
Evelyn Carmelita Castaneda

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Parents and Siblings

    José Cármen Cabral Castañeda





World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 1

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Castañeda): habitational name from any of various places in Santander, Asturies, and Salamanca, named with castañeda, a collective of castaña ‘chestnut’.

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

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Evelyn Carmelita Castaneda Life Summary

She was born 10Nov1936 in Riverside, CA and died 23Oct2009 in Burbank, CA. As a young girl she spent a few months including Christmas time in the hospital in Anaheim, CA with a shaved head, unknown p …

Sources (3)

  • Evelyn Acosta in household of J Santos Acosta, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn C Diaz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Carmelita Castaneda, "California, Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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