Virginia Castañon Martinez

20 May 1912–8 February 1979 (Age 66)
Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico

The Life Summary of Virginia

When Virginia Castañon Martinez was born on 20 May 1912, in Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico, her father, Isidoro Castañon, was 33 and her mother, Maria Rosa Martinez, was 29. She married Francisco Ramirez Flores in August 1928, in Regocijo, Durango, Durango, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 8 February 1979, at the age of 66.

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Francisco Ramirez Flores
Virginia Castañon Martinez
Ma del Carmen Ramírez Castañón
Bernardino Ramírez Castañón
Roberto Ramirez Castañon
Demetrio Ramírez Castañón
Ma del Consuelo Ramírez Castañón
Macrina Ramírez Castañón
Hortencia Ramírez Castañón
José Trinidad Ramírez Castañón
Eusebio Ramírez Castañón
Francisco Ramirez Castañon
Jose Eusebio Ramirez Castañon
Herlinda Ramirez Castañon

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Madero overthrown by coup d'état staged by Felix Díaz and Huerta. Madero assassinated. Carranza, Villa, and Álvaro Obregón lead northern rebellion.
Age 2
United States troops land at Veracruz. Huerta defeated and forced into exile.
Age 18
Portes Gil succeeded by Ortiz Rubio as president.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Raul, Mario, Jorge, Roberto, Ruben. Portuguese Ligia, Paulo, Armanda, Catarina, Gonsalo, Marcio, Wenceslao, Anatolio, Godofredo, Lidio, Sil, Zulmira.Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin . This surname has also been established in southern Italy since the period of Spanish dominance there. In the US, it is the tenth most frequent surname. Compare De Martinez .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Virginia Castañón en el registro de Maria Consuela Ramirez, "México, Durango, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1604-1985"
  • Virginia Castañón en el registro de Francisco Ramírez Flores, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"
  • Virginia Castañon Martinez en el registro de Herlinda Ramirez Castañon, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"

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