Adolfo Sarmiento Castillo

22 December 1918–27 June 1963 (Age 44)
Ocozocuautla, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Chiapas, Mexico

The Life of Adolfo

Adolfo Sarmiento Castillo was born on 22 December 1918, in Ocozocuautla, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Chiapas, Mexico. He had at least 1 son with Alicia Canel Salas. He lived in Tuxtla, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico in 1930. He died on 27 June 1963, in Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Adolfo Sarmiento Castillo
Alicia Canel Salas
Adolfo Sarmiento Canel

Spouse and Children



    Adolfo Sarmiento Canel


World Events (7)


Age 2

Obregón rebels. Carranza dies. Obregón elected president.

Age 5

United States recognizes Obregón government.

Age 16

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from sarmiento ‘grape vine’ (Latin sarmentum ‘shoot’, from sarpere ‘to trim, prune’), apparently a nickname for a tall thin person. This is also found as an Italian surname, imported from Spain, which is present in the south, especially in Naples.

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

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  • Adolfo Sarmiento en la familia de Carmen Castillo, "México censo nacional, 1930"

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