María Medina Cruz

about 1916–about 2002 (Age 86)
Utuado, Puerto Rico

The Life Summary of María

When María Medina Cruz was born about 1916, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, her father, Pedro Medina Medina, was 45 and her mother, Domitila Cruz Colón, was 42. She lived in Viví Abajo, Utuado, Puerto Rico in 1940. She died about 2002, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Medina Medina
Domitila Cruz Colón
Juan Medina Cruz
María Medina Cruz
Jesús I Medina Cruz
Juan Hipólito Medina Cruz
Ramona Medina Cruz
Jesús II Medina Cruz
Aurelio Medina Cruz
Pura Medina Cruz
Aida Iris Medina Y Cruz

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+4 More Children

World Events (6)

Age 1
Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
Age 16
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 31
United States Congress passed the Elective Governors Act, allowing Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor, President Harry Truman signed the act.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the several places, as for example Medina-Sidonia in Cádiz province and Medina del Campo in Valladolid, so called from Arabic medīna ‘city’. The surname is also borne by Sephardic Jews.

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

Sources (1)

  • María Medina Y Cruz in household of Pedro Medina Y Medina, "United States Census, 1940"

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