Olivia Garza

23 October 1927–31 December 2003 (Age 76)
Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Olivia

When Olivia Garza was born on 23 October 1927, in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, her father, Eutimo Garza, was 24 and her mother, Maria Inez Villarreal Chapa, was 23. She married Alejandro Cavazos on 3 September 1947, in Monte Alto, Hidalgo, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Willacy, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 5, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 31 December 2003, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Alejandro Cavazos
1926–1998
Olivia Garza
1927–2003
Marriage: 3 September 1947
Sonia Garza Cavazos Ms
1953–
Edwardo Luis Garza Cavazos
1964–1989

Spouse and Children

    Alejandro Cavazos

    Male1926–1998Male

    Female1927–2003Female

MARRIAGE
3 September 1947
Monte Alto, Hidalgo, Texas, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1902–1982Male

    Maria Inez Villarreal Chapa

    Female1904–1917Female

siblings

(6)

    Carolina Garza

    Female1924–2001Female

    Jacinta Garza

    Female1926–Female

    Female1927–2003Female

    Ethel Garza

    Female1934–Female

    Caroline Garza

    Female1935–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1928

Age 1

Calles succeeded by Obregón, who is assassinated before taking office. Calles, who is to remain political strongman through 1935, chooses Emilio Portes Gil as president.
1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Olivia Garza in household of Ada Garza, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olivia Garza in household of Eutimio Garza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olivia Garza in entry for Rosa Maria Cavazos, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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