Maria Gomez

Female1895–1995

Brief Life History of Maria

Maria Gomez was born in 1895, in Arizona, United States. She married Henry Graab on 26 September 1917, in Mohave, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died in 1995, in Arizona, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Henry Graab
1893–1947
Maria Gomez
1895–1995
Marriage: 26 September 1917
Anita Graab
1919–2010
Henry George Graab
1921–
Richard Graab
1931–1932

Sources (9)

  • Marie J Gomez, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Muria J Gomez in entry for Henry George Graab, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Muria J Gomez in entry for Henry George Graab, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1917Mohave, Arizona, United States
  • Children (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    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.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 11

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 28

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Miguel, Pedro, Jorge, Ramon, Rafael.

    Spanish (Gómez): from a medieval personal name, probably of Visigothic origin, from guma ‘man’. Compare De Gomez .

    Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some Jewish descendants retained the surname that their families had adopted as Roman Catholics.

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

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