Maria Vargas

10 July 1923–10 August 2009 (Age 86)
Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Vargas was born on 10 July 1923, in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States, her father, Martin Vargas, was 53 and her mother, Decideria Guerrero, was 40. She married Porfirio Garnica in March 1956, in Ciudad Juárez, Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 10 August 2009, in El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Porfirio Garnica
1905–1986
Maria Vargas
1923–2009
Marriage: March 1956
Porfirio Garnica
1939–1940
Juan Jose Garnica
1942–1996
Jose Luis Garnica Vargas
1951–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
March 1956
Ciudad Juárez, Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
children

(3)

    Porfirio Garnica

    Male1939–1940Male

    Male1942–1996Male

    Jose Luis Garnica Vargas

    Male1951–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1945Male

    Decideria Guerrero

    Female1883–1940Female

siblings

(10)

    Lorenzo Vargas

    Male1905–Male

    Felipita Vargas

    Female1907–Female

    Juan Vargas

    Male1909–Male

    Matias Vargas

    Male1911–Male

    Luisa Vargas

    Female1917–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from Vargas in Santander province, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term used in various senses: ‘(thatched) hut’, ‘steep slope’, or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Vargas - Individual or family possessions: death: 10 August 2009; El Paso, Texas, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Vargas - Individual or family possessions: death: 10 August 2009; El Paso, Texas, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Vargas - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Maria Vargas

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