Mavis Rodarte

7 April 1922–12 September 2010 (Age 88)
Normanna, Bee, Texas, United States

The Life of Mavis

When Mavis Rodarte was born on 7 April 1922, in Normanna, Bee, Texas, United States, her father, Manuel Cantu, was 26 and her mother, Demetria Cantu, was 25. She died on 12 September 2010, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Manuel Cantu
Demetria Cantu
Mavis Rodarte

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Portuguese: unexplained. This surname is also found in northern Mexico.

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

Sources (2)

  • Mavis Dolores Rodarte, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mavis Cantu in entry for Loretta Rodarte, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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