Antonio C. "Tony" Alvarez

Male1 June 1881–3 June 1941

Brief Life History of Antonio C. "Tony"

When Antonio C. "Tony" Alvarez was born on 1 June 1881, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Julian Alvarez, was 31 and his mother, Concepcion Rocha, was 19. He married Grasiosa Francisca "Grace" Tapia on 19 February 1910, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Calabasas, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Calabasas Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 3 June 1941, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Antonio C. "Tony" Alvarez
Grasiosa Francisca "Grace" Tapia
Marriage: 19 February 1910
Julian B Alverez
Dorothy Nellie Alvarez
Helen M Alvarez
John Ferdinand Alvarez
Carolyn Grace Alvarez

Sources (16)

  • Tony C Alvarez in entry for John Ferdinand Alvarez, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Anthony Alverez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tony C Alverez in entry for Julian B Alverez and Phyllis Martha Reyes, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1910Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

    Age 1

    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 17

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Jesus, Francisco, Jorge, Ramon, Pedro, Miguel, Roberto. Portuguese Catarina, Lidio, Ligia, Joaquim, Wenceslao.

    Spanish (Álvarez): patronymic from the personal name Álvaro (see Alvaro ). Compare Alavarez , Albares , Albarez , Alvares , and Alverez .

    Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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