Isabel Ortega

Brief Life History of Isabel

When Isabel Ortega was born on 4 November 1920, in La Paz, Honduras, her father, Agustin Chevez, was 44 and her mother, Nasaria Ortega, was 38. She died on 14 May 1985, in San Pedro Sula, Cortés, Honduras, at the age of 64.

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Agustin Chevez
Nasaria Ortega
Antonio Chevez Ortega
Julia Chevez Ortega
Carmen Daniel Chevez Ortega
Ascensión Chevez Ortega
Isabel Ortega

Sources (2)

  • Isabel Ortega, "Honduras, Registro Civil, 1841-1968"
  • Isabel Ortega, "Honduras, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1633-1978"

World Events (3)


Brief but costly war with El Salvador over heavy immigration and disputed border.


Colonel Juan Alberto Melgar Castro take power.


Melgar ousted in coup led by General Policarpo Paz Garcia.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Jesus, Luis, Francisco, Miguel, Jorge, Pedro, Raul, Ramon.

Spanish: habitational name from any of several places in Spain named Ortega, from ortiga ‘nettle’ (from Latin urtica).

Spanish: possibly also a nickname from ortega ‘(female) black grouse’, a word derived from Greek ortyx ‘quail’.

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

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