Ontenio López

1860–1960
Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico

The Life of Ontenio

Ontenio López was born about 1860, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico. He had at least 1 son with Gertrudis Santos. He died before 1960, in his hometown, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Ontenio López
1860–1960
Gertrudis Santos
1858–
Hilario López Santos
1890–1990

Spouse & Children

  • Male1860–1960Male

  • Gertrudis Santos

    Female1858–Female

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1861

Age 1

Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.
1862

Age 2

French forces march on capital but suffer defeat at Puebla.
1862 · The Battle of Puebla

Age 2

During the Second French intervention in Mexico, French soldiers entered the city of Puebla to conquer it for France. They were met by the Mexican Army and a battle ensued. Even though the French forces were better equipped and larger, the Mexican Army beat them and gained a boost in their morale to continue fighting. To remember this victory, the Mexican people celebrate Cinco de Mayo (May 5) every year.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ontenio López - Church record: birth-name: Ontenio López

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