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
1908–
Rafaela Morales
1900–1995
Carmen L Fonseca
1928–2020

Spouse and Children

    Felipe Fonseca

    Male1908–Male

    Female1900–1995Female

children

(1)

    Carmen L Fonseca

    Female1928–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

    Juan Pedro Morales Aponte

    Male1877–Male

    Rosenda Felix Trinidad

    Female1866–1966Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1917

Age 17

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
1932

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.
1936

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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