cecelia lopez

1915–2005 (Age 90)
Nursery, Victoria, Texas, United States

The Life of cecelia

When cecelia lopez was born on 16 October 1915, in Nursery, Victoria, Texas, United States, her father, antonio florencio lopez, was 37 and her mother, mary ureste, was 32. She had at least 1 daughter with joseph wallace martinez jr. She died on 23 December 2005, in Victoria, Victoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 90.

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cecelia lopez
joseph wallace martinez jr
norma lee martinez

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • antonio florencio lopez


  • Female1883–1948Female



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

Sources (2)

  • Sally Lopez in entry for Norma Lee Martinez, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Legacy NFS Source: cecelia lopez - Memory of Someone: death: 23 December 2005; Victoria, Victoria, Texas, United States

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