Simón (Zenón) Betancourt

1900–1996 (Age 96)
Mexico City, Mexico

The Life of Simón (Zenón)

Simón (Zenón) Betancourt was born in 1900, in Mexico City, Mexico. He had at least 1 daughter with Guadalupe Rangel Betancourt. He died in 1996, in Harlingen, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 96.

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World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

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A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1900 · Palacio de Lecumberri constructed

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"The Black Palace of Lecumberri"" as it is known in pop culture, serves as a penitentiary from 1900 to 1976, when it is decomissioned. In 1980, the building is turned into a national archive."

Name Meaning

Spanish (Canary Islands) and Portuguese: from Béthencourt ( see Bettencourt ), the name (with many variants) of the first conqueror of the Canary Islands ( 1417 ), a knight of Norman-French origin. This name is also common and widespread in Latin America.

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

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