Abrahana Aponte Sierra

17 March 1908–7 August 1985 (Age 77)
Cupey, San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Life of Abrahana

When Abrahana Aponte Sierra was born on 17 March 1908, in Cupey, San Juan, Puerto Rico, her father, José Dolores Aponte Ríos, was 53 and her mother, Eulalia Sierra Vázquez, was 45. She married Manuel Solís Marrero on 13 May 1926, in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cupey Gardens, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico in 1910. She died on 7 August 1985, in Monacillo, San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the age of 77, and was buried in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Solís Marrero
Abrahana Aponte Sierra
Marriage: 13 May 1926
Felíx Solís Aponte
Maria Cristina Solis Aponte
Amancio Solis Aponte
Carmelina Solis Aponte
Francisca Solis Aponte
Concepcion Solis Aponte
Geraldo Solis Aponte

Spouse and Children

13 May 1926
Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    José Dolores Aponte Ríos


    Eulalia Sierra Vázquez




+5 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

The U.S. began a period of occupation. Lasting eight years, the occupation attempts to resolve the financial crisis and reclaim debts.

Age 9

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

Age 22

Santo Domingo suffers severe hurricane damage. Trujillo embarks on a significant rebuilding program.

Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: from a misdivision of Daponte, a topographic name from da ponte ‘from the bridge’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abrana Aponte De Solis in household of Eulalia Sierra V Da De Aponte, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Abrahana Aponte Y Sierra in household of Eulalia Sierra Y Vazquez, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Abraham Aponte Y Sierra in household of Dolores José Aponte Y Rios, "United States Census, 1910"

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