Mercedes Tapia

–9 December 1995
Santiago, Dominican Republic

The Life of Mercedes

Mercedes Tapia was born in Santiago, Dominican Republic. She had at least 3 sons with Adriano Vargas. She died on 9 December 1995, in her hometown.

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Spouse and Children

    Adriano Vargas

    MaleMale

    Female–1995Female

children

(3)

    Male–2001Male

    Joaquin Vargas Tapia

    MaleMale

    Librado Vargas Tapia

    MaleMale

World Events (3)

1916

The U.S. began a period of occupation. Lasting eight years, the occupation attempts to resolve the financial crisis and reclaim debts.
1924

Constitutional government assumes control. U.S. forces withdraw.
1930

Santo Domingo suffers severe hurricane damage. Trujillo embarks on a significant rebuilding program.

Name Meaning

Galician, Asturian-Leonese, Spanish, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the places in Galicia, Asturies, and Burgos so named from tapia ‘mud wall’.

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

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