Isabel Forteza Nevarez

1920–25 July 1995 (Age 75)
Puerto Rico

The Life of Isabel

When Isabel Forteza Nevarez was born in 1920, in Puerto Rico, her father, José Forteza Prieto, was 35 and her mother, Isabel Nevarez Marrero, was 39. She lived in San Juan de Yapacaní, Ichilo, Santa Cruz, Bolivia in 1935 and Obrero, San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1940. She died on 25 July 1995, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the age of 75, and was buried in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Rebellion by indigenous peoples.

Age 12

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.

Age 27

United States Congress passed the Elective Governors Act, allowing Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor, President Harry Truman signed the act.

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  • Isabel Forteza Y Nevares in household of José Forteza Y Prieto, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isabel Forteza in household of Jose Forteza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ysabel Torteza Nevarez, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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