Concepcion Soto Algarin

Brief Life History of Concepcion

When Concepcion Soto Algarin was born on 6 June 1886, in Mariana, Humacao, Puerto Rico, his father, Manuel Pedro Soto, was 57 and his mother, Andrea Algarín Rivera, was 49. He married Alejandra Vega Villolas on 12 April 1909, in Humacao, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Mariana, Naguabo, Puerto Rico in 1920. He died on 4 November 1956, in Mariana, Humacao, Puerto Rico, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cementerio Municipal de Humacao, Mariana, Humacao, Puerto Rico.

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Concepcion Soto Algarin
Alejandra Vega Villolas
Marriage: 12 April 1909
Adriana Soto Vega
Juana Soto Vega
Providencia Soto Vega
Fundadora Soto Vega
Bienvenída Soto Vega
Alberto Soto Vega
Julio Soto Vega

Sources (16)

  • Concepción Soto Y Algarin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Concepción Sóto in entry for Adriana Soto Vega, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"
  • Concepcion Soto Y Algarin, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (7)


Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.


U.S. Congress institutes civil government in Puerto Rico under the Foraker Act. U.S. maintains strict control over island affairs, prompting demands for more local control.


Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Jesus, Carlos, Francisco, Angel, Miguel, Pedro, Jorge, Armando.

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places called (El) Soto, from soto ‘grove, small wood’ (from Latin saltus). Compare De Soto and Zoto .

Asturian-Leonese: Castilianized form of a habitational name from the town of Sotu in Asturias (Spain).

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

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