BASILISA DIAZ

–3 November 2015
New Jersey, United States

The Life of BASILISA

BASILISA DIAZ was born as the daughter of Celestino Diaz and Valentina Cruz. She died on 3 November 2015, in New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Celestino Diaz
–1926
Valentina Cruz
1897–
Lila Diaz
1912–2013
Maria Diaz
–1971
BASILISA DIAZ
–2015
Esteban Diaz Cruz
1916–
Flora Diaz Cruz
1927–1999

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898

Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.
1903

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Díaz): patronymic from the medieval personal name Didacus ( see Diego ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Basilisa Díaz Crúz, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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