Maria Josefa Lopez Diaz

1821–21 May 1891 (Age 70)
Salinas, Puerto Rico

The Life of Maria Josefa

When Maria Josefa Lopez Diaz was born in 1821, in Salinas, Puerto Rico, her father, Felix Lopez Lopez, was 47 and her mother, Manuela Diaz, was 42. She had at least 7 sons and 3 daughters with José Mauricio Victor Díaz Santiago. She died on 21 May 1891, in her hometown, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

José Mauricio Victor Díaz Santiago
1821–1897
Maria Josefa Lopez Diaz
1821–1891
Feliciano Diaz y Lopez
1845–
Miguel de los Santos Diaz y Lopez
1850–1885
Cruz Diaz Lopez
1852–
Ramon Diaz y Lopez
1848–1908
Amalia Diaz y López
1848–1918
Rosa Diaz y Lopez
1856–
Bibiana Diaz y Lopez
1858–
Andres Diaz y Lopez
1859–1897
Benancio Diaz y Lopez
1861–
Domingo Diaz y Lopez
1872–1897

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Feliciano Diaz y Lopez

    Male1845–Male

    Ramon Diaz y Lopez

    Male1848–1908Male

    Amalia Diaz y López

    Female1848–1918Female

    Miguel de los Santos Diaz y Lopez

    Male1850–1885Male

    Cruz Diaz Lopez

    Male1852–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Felix Lopez Lopez

    Male1774–Male

    Manuela Diaz

    Female1779–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1824

Age 3

The Island became a host to an assortment of pirates and smugglers. One of the more famous was the Puerto Rican Roberto Cofresi, who is said to have shared his spoils with the poor. Pirate Roberto Cofresí and his crew attacked 8 ships one of them an American Ship. As a result, the U.S. Naval Forces send the schooner Grampus to pursue him. After a ferocious battle Cofresi and his crew were captured by Captain John Sloat.
1873

Age 52

Slavery is abolished in the Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

Sources (1)

  • Maria Josefa Lopez Diaz, (Defuncion) Death Registration, 1821, Salinas, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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