Rafaela Morales

May 1900–15 October 1995 (Age 95)
Caguas, Puerto Rico

The Life of Rafaela

When Rafaela Morales was born in May 1900, in Caguas, Puerto Rico, her father, Juan Pedro Morales Aponte, was 23 and her mother, Rosenda Felix Trinidad, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter with Felipe Fonseca. She died on 15 October 1995, in her hometown, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Felipe Fonseca
Rafaela Morales
Carmen L Fonseca

Spouse and Children

    Felipe Fonseca





    Carmen L Fonseca


Parents and Siblings

    Juan Pedro Morales Aponte


    Rosenda Felix Trinidad




+5 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 17

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.

Age 32

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.

Age 36

Women given full suffrage.

Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name from the plural of moral ‘mulberry tree’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rafaela Morales in household of Felipe Fonseca, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rafaela Morales De Fuentes in household of Angelino Fuentes Del *, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rafaela Morales in entry for Antonio Fuentes Morales, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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