Elvira Martinez

15 December 1932–5 September 2000 (Age 67)
Salem, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Elvira

When Elvira Martinez was born on 15 December 1932, in Salem, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States, her father, Anacleto Martinez Carbajal, was 32 and her mother, Maria del Refugia Amaya, was 33. She married Leonardo R. Sanchez on 20 August 1950, in Garfield, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 5 September 2000, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Leonardo R. Sanchez
Elvira Martinez
Marriage: 20 August 1950
Ruth Sanchez
Leonard R Sanchez

Spouse and Children

20 August 1950
Garfield, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States


    Ruth Sanchez


    Leonard R Sanchez




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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Age 8

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

Age 18

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elvira M Sanchez, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Elvira M. Sanchez, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elvira M Sanchez, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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