Mercedes Figueroa Abadia

1895–18 March 1975 (Age 80)
Comitán de Domínguez, Chiapas, Mexico

The Life Summary of Mercedes

When Mercedes Figueroa Abadia was born in 1895, in Comitán de Domínguez, Chiapas, Mexico, her father, Felipe Figueroa Bonifas, was 35 and her mother, Agripina Abadia Gordillo, was 27. She died on 18 March 1975, in Tzimol, Chiapas, Mexico, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Felipe Figueroa Bonifas
1860–1908
Agripina Abadia Gordillo
1868–1958
Wenceslao de Jesus Figueroa Abadia
1880–
Manuel Maria Figueroa Abadia
1888–1889
Jose Ponciano Figueroa Abadia
1892–
Mercedes Figueroa Abadia
1895–1975
Lidia Figueroa Abadia
1899–
Romana Figueroa Abadia
1901–
Maria Figueroa Abadia
1903–1955
Petronila de Jesus Figueroa Abadia
1906–

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World Events (8)

1896 · The Yaqui Uprising
Age 1
The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.
1904
Age 9
Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.
1916
Age 21
"General John J. ""Blackjack"" Pershing's punitive expedition pursues Villa and provokes bitterness between Mexico and United States."

Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Galicia named Figueroa, from a derivative of figueira ‘fig tree’.

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

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