Josefina Lopez

25 July 1919–1942 (Age 22)
Ojo Sarco, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Josefina

When Josefina Lopez was born on 25 July 1919, in Ojo Sarco, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, her father, Pedro Lopez, was 25 and her mother, Margarita Martinez, was 25. She lived in Read, Delta, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died in 1942, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Lopez
Margarita Martinez
Jesus ( John) M Lopez
Josefina Lopez
Dora Lopez

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 2

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

Age 8

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (2)

  • Josephine Lopez in household of Pedro Lopez, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josefina E Lopez in household of Pedro Lopez, "United States Census, 1920"

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