Patria Medina Y Bernard

16 March 1930–5 June 2011 (Age 81)
Añasco, Puerto Rico

The Life of Patria

When Patria Medina Y Bernard was born on 16 March 1930, in Añasco, Puerto Rico, her father, Jose Medina Rodriguez, was 37 and her mother, MARIA ENRIQUETA BERNARD CASIANO, was 36. She married ANGEL RAMIREZ-MILLAN on 5 December 1970, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. She lived in Cerro Gordo, Añasco, Puerto Rico in 1930 and Río Arriba, Añasco, Puerto Rico in 1940. She died on 5 June 2011, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Patria Medina Y Bernard
Marriage: 5 December 1970

Spouse and Children

5 December 1970
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

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World Events (6)


Age 2

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.

Age 6

Women given full suffrage.

Age 22

Puerto Rico becomes a Commonwealth. Puerto Rico's constitution is proclaimed, establishing a commonwealth with autonomy in internal affairs.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the several places, as for example Medina-Sidonia in Cádiz province and Medina del Campo in Valladolid, so called from Arabic medīna ‘city’. The surname is also borne by Sephardic Jews.

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

Sources (3)

  • Patría Medina Bernat en la familia de José Medina Rodríguez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Patria Medina Y Bernard en la familia de Jose Medina Y Rodriguez, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Patria Ramirez in entry for Leocadio Piskorski-Medina, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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