Marta Roman

10 August 1891–
Colonia, Uruguay

The Life of Marta

When Marta Roman was born on 10 August 1891, in Colonia, Uruguay, her father, Jacques Louis Pierre Román, was 38 and her mother, Catherine Louise Román, was 25.

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Jacques Louis Pierre Román
Catherine Louise Román
Marta Roman
Juan Roman
Santiago Roman
Levy Roman
Felipe Hipolito Roman
Daniel luis Roman
Clotilde Luisa Roman

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World Events (3)


Age 42

Opposition groups excluded from politics following military coup.

Age 71

Campaign by Tupamaros guerrillas.

Age 93

Violent protests against repression and deteriorating economic conditions.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan, French, English, German (also Romann), Polish, Hungarian (Román), Romanian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian: from the Latin personal name Romanus, which originally meant ‘Roman’. This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.2 English, French, and Catalan: regional or ethnic name for someone from Rome or from Italy in general, or a nickname for someone who had some connection with Rome, as for example having been there on a pilgrimage. Compare Romero .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Piedmont project family group sheets
  • Marta Roman, "Uruguay Civil Registration, 1879-1930"

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