Olimpia Ernestina López Argüello

1928–2011 (Age 83)
Folsom, Union, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Olimpia Ernestina

When Olimpia Ernestina López Argüello was born on 2 June 1928, in Folsom, Union, New Mexico, United States, her father, José Damián López Barreras, was 35 and her mother, María de la Natividad Argüello García, was 35. She married John Guerrera Chávez on 16 September 1946, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Colfax, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 11 Valencia, Valencia, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 14 May 2011, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Miramar National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Olimpia Ernestina López Argüello
1928–2011
John Guerrera Chávez
1920–2019
Marriage: 16 September 1946
Frances Guerrera López
1952–1977

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 September 1946
Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

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.
1930 · Carlsbad Caverns Established

Age 2

Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, New Mexico, became a National Park on May 14, 1930. Tourists can explore the caverns through guided and self-guided tours. In the 1960's, an amphitheater opened and started where tourists can sit and watch as the bats exit the cave for the night. The only part of the caverns that is off limits to tourists is where the bats come out.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

Sources (3)

  • Olimpia Lopez in household of Damian Lopez, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olimpia Lopez in household of Damian Lopez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olympia Gutierrez in entry for Alfredo Lopez, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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