Aurora Herrera Balbuena

about 1930–30 July 1985 (Age 55)
Acatlán, Acatlán, Puebla, Mexico

The Life of Aurora

When Aurora Herrera Balbuena was born about 1930, in Acatlán, Acatlán, Puebla, Mexico, her father, Guadalupe Herrera Valle, was 37 and her mother, Petra Candelaria Balbuena Alonso, was 26. She had at least 2 daughters with Sabas Vera Castro. She lived in Acatlán, Puebla, Mexico in 1930. She died on 30 July 1985, in Acatlán, Acatlán, Puebla, Mexico, at the age of 55.

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Sabas Vera Castro
Aurora Herrera Balbuena
Estela Vera Herrera
Miguel Vera Herrera

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    Estela Vera Herrera


    Miguel Vera Herrera


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Portes Gil succeeded by Ortiz Rubio as president.

Age 4

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Age 16

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from villages so called in the provinces of Seville and Badajoz, from a word meaning ‘iron smithy’, ‘blacksmith's forge’ (a derivative of hierro ‘iron’, Latin ferrum).2 French: habitational name from the Gascon form of Ferrière, a place in Pyrénées-Atlantique. The place name is derived from Latina ferraria ‘iron-mine’, ‘iron-forge’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Aurora Herrera en la familia de Petra Balvuena, "México censo nacional, 1930"

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