Manuel Ortiz y Martinez

Brief Life History of Manuel

Manuel Ortiz y Martinez was born in 1872, in Pueblo, Corozal, Puerto Rico as the son of Unknown Father and Saturnina Ortiz Marrero. He married Maria Antonia Morgado Rivera on 20 April 1892, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Palmarito, Corozal, Puerto Rico in 1920 and Bayamón, Bayamón, Puerto Rico for about 10 years. He died in Corozal, Puerto Rico.

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Manuel Ortiz y Martinez
Maria Antonia Morgado Rivera
Marriage: 20 April 1892
Antonia Ortiz Morgado
Luis Ortiz y Morgado
Manuel Ortiz y Morgado
Juan Ortiz Y Morgado
Adolfo Ortiz y Morgado
Miguel Ortiz Y Morgado

Sources (15)

  • Manuel Ortiz Y Martínez, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manuel Ortiz in entry for Margarita Ortiz y Rivera, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"
  • Manuel Ortíz in entry for Juana Ortiz y Rivera, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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World Events (6)


Slavery is abolished in the Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico.


Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.


Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Luis, Manuel, Francisco, Jesus, Miguel, Angel, Jorge, Pedro, Ramon.

Spanish: patronymic from the Basque personal name Orti, from Latin Fortunius (see Fortuno ). Compare Urtiz .

History: Nicolas Ortiz Ladron de Guevara, a native of Mexico City, came to Santa Fe, NM, in June 1694 with his wife and children and other families recruited to recolonize New Mexico after the Pueblo Indian revolt.

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

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