Juana Mendoza Alvarado

1878–21 November 1969 (Age 91)
Coatepeque, Santa Ana, El Salvador

The Life Summary of Juana

When Juana Mendoza Alvarado was born in 1878, in Coatepeque, Santa Ana, El Salvador, her father, Geronimo Mendoza, was 25 and her mother, Soledad Alvarado, was 20. She married Manuel Ayala Melendez on 22 April 1904, in Coatepeque, Santa Ana, El Salvador. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 November 1969, in Santa Ana, El Salvador, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Ayala Melendez
Juana Mendoza Alvarado
Marriage: 22 April 1904
Nicolas Ayala Mendoza
Romualdo Ayala Mendoza
Eulalia Ayala Mendoza
Alfonso Ayala Melendez
Juana Francisca Ayala Mendoza
Laureano Ayala Mendoza
Arcadio Ayala Mendoza
Maria Eustaquia Ayala Mendoza

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  • Marriage
    22 April 1904Coatepeque, Santa Ana, El Salvador
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    World Events (1)

    Age 91
    El Salvador fights a brief war with Honduras. Thousands of Salvadoran illegal immigrants are evicted from Honduras. El Salvador retaliates.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Jesus, Carlos, Luis, Francisco, Miguel, Ramon, Pedro, Roberto, Jorge. Portuguese Anatolio, Godofredo, Anabela, Catarina, Ligia, Marcio, Paulo, Sil.Basque: habitational name from any of several places in the provinces of Araba/Álava and Biscay in the Basque Country called Mendoza, named with Basque mendi ‘mountain’ + otz ‘cold’ + the definite article -a.Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Iberian surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Juana Mendoza - Individual or family possessions: death: 21 November 1969; Santa Ana, El Salvador
    • Juana Mendoza en el registro de Apolinario Aviles, "El Salvador Registro Civil, 1704-2001"
    • Juana Mendoza en el registro de Juana Ayala Mendoza, "El Salvador Registro Civil, 1704-2001"

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