Manuel N Roybal Sr

25 March 1898–1989 (Age 90)
Sherman, Grant, New Mexico Territory, United States

The Life of Manuel N

When Manuel N Roybal Sr was born on 25 March 1898, in Sherman, Grant, New Mexico Territory, United States, his father, Feliz Roybal, was 41 and his mother, Jacinta Navarrete, was 32. He married Decideria Dominguez Portillo before 1928, in New Mexico, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 5 San Lorenzo, Grant, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died in 1989, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Manuel N Roybal Sr
Decideria Dominguez Portillo
Marriage: before 1928

Spouse and Children

before 1928
New Mexico, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Feliz Roybal


    Jacinta Navarrete




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Galician: variant of Ruibal (Spanish Rubial), a habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia, so named from a derivative of ruivo ‘red’ (Latin rubeus), denoting red earth.2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Rübal ( see Ruebel ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Manuel N Roybal, "United States Census, 1940"

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