Bernabe Garza

9 April 1903–1 December 1994 (Age 91)
Méndez, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Bernabe

When Bernabe Garza was born on 9 April 1903, in Méndez, Tamaulipas, Mexico, his father, Braulio Garza, was 23 and his mother, Bernabe Guerrero, was 27. He married Paula Benavidez in Méndez, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He died on 1 December 1994, at the age of 91, and was buried in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States.

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Bernabe Garza
Paula Benavidez

Spouse and Children

Méndez, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Parents and Siblings



    Perfecto Garza



    Silveria Garza Guerrero


    Maria Garza Guerrero


    Ignacia Garza Mayorga


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 1

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from garza ‘heron’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with long legs.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benabé Garza, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"
  • Bernave Garza Guerrero, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"
  • Bernabe G. Garza, "Find A Grave Index"

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