Tomas Zarate Cabrera

1916–before 2009 (Age 93)
Lagunillas, Penjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico

The Life of Tomas

When Tomas Zarate Cabrera was born in 1916, his father, Arcadio De Jesus Zarate Guillen, was 56 and his mother, Maria Cabrera, was 28. He lived in Pénjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico in 1930. He died before 2009, in Mexico, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Arcadio De Jesus Zarate Guillen
1860–
Maria Cabrera
1888–
Tomas Zarate Cabrera
1916–2009
Candido Zarate Cabrera
1923–2009

Parents and Siblings

    Arcadio De Jesus Zarate Guillen

    Male1860–Male

    Maria Cabrera

    Female1888–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1916

Age 0

"General John J. ""Blackjack"" Pershing's punitive expedition pursues Villa and provokes bitterness between Mexico and United States."
1917

Age 1

Constitution of 1917 promulgated. Carranza elected president.
1940

Age 24

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from Zarate, a place in Araba province, named from Basque zara ‘thicket’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Tomas Zárate in household of J Jesús Zárate, "Mexico National Census, 1930"

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