Luis Mesta Carreon

20 August 1895–31 January 1953 (Age 57)
Jose Isabel Robles, Durango, Mexico

The Life of Luis

When Luis Mesta Carreon was born on 20 August 1895, in Jose Isabel Robles, Durango, Mexico, his father, Abraham Mesta Martinez, was 34 and his mother, Everarda Carreon Martinez, was 24. He married Bartola Hernandez Bonilla on 16 January 1938, in Jose Isabel Robles, Durango, Mexico. He died on 31 January 1953, in General Simón Bolívar, Durango, Mexico, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Luis Mesta Carreon
Bartola Hernandez Bonilla
Marriage: 16 January 1938

Spouse and Children

16 January 1938
Jose Isabel Robles, Durango, Mexico

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Mesta Martinez


    Everarda Carreon Martinez





    Maria Trinidad Mesta Carreon


World Events (8)

1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

Age 1

The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.

Age 9

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Age 16

Rebellion spreads throughout Mexico. After attack on Ciudad Juárez, Díaz resigns. Madero returns in triumph to Mexico City and is elected to presidency. Emiliano Zapata publishes Plan of Ayala demanding quick reforms.

Name Meaning

Italian (Aquila): unexplained; in part at least, possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who make or used baskets, from cesta ‘basket’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Luiz Mesta, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"
  • Luiz Mesta, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Luis Mesta Carrion - birth-name: Luis Mesta Carrion

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