Esteban Ruiz Vargas

18 December 1923–23 October 1996 (Age 72)
Rincón, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Esteban

When Esteban Ruiz Vargas was born on 18 December 1923, in Rincón, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Esteban Ruiz Y Rodriguez, was 24 and his mother, Dominga Vargas Y Morales, was 18. He married Isabel Elias Crespo on 9 June 1946, in Rincón, Puerto Rico, United States. He died on 23 October 1996, in Aguadilla, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Esteban Ruiz Vargas
Isabel Elias Crespo
Marriage: 9 June 1946

Spouse and Children

9 June 1946
Rincón, Puerto Rico, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Guillermo Ruiz Vargas


    Aurea Ruiz Vargas


    Ramón Ruiz y Vargas


    Josefa Ruiz Vargas


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 9

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the personal name Ruy, a short form of Rodrigo .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Esteban Ruíz Vargas, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"
  • Esteban Ruiz-Vargas, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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