Bertha Chavez

Female10 March 1923–9 July 2017

Brief Life History of Bertha

When Bertha Chavez was born on 10 March 1923, in Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico, her father, Ramon Chavez, was 26 and her mother, Otilia Guzman, was 19. She had at least 1 son with Francisco Natividad. She died on 9 July 2017, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 94.

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Francisco Natividad
Bertha Chavez
Jorge Arturo Natividad

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha Chavez - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Bertha Chavez
  • Maria Bertha Chavez de Natividad in entry for Francisco Natividad Avalos, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Berta Chávez, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.

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.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 25

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Jesus, Francisco, Luis, Miguel, Ramon, Rafael, Jorge, Pedro.

Spanish (Chávez): variant of Chaves . This surname is also found among Native Americans (Pueblos) in NM. Compare Chevez .

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

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