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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Family Time Line

Agustin Chevez
1876–1921
Nasaria Ortega
1882–1948
Antonio Chevez Ortega
1910–1996
Julia Chevez Ortega
1912–1988
Carmen Daniel Chevez Ortega
1914–1967
Ascensión Chevez Ortega
1918–1995
Isabel Ortega
1920–1985

Sources (2)

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

World Events (3)

1969

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

1975

Colonel Juan Alberto Melgar Castro take power.

1978

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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