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
1871–1951
Domitila Cruz Colón
1874–1972
Juan Medina Cruz
1911–2002
María Medina Cruz
1916–2002
Jesús I Medina Cruz
1915–2008
Juan Hipólito Medina Cruz
1917–1917
Ramona Medina Cruz
1918–
Jesús II Medina Cruz
1921–1922
Aurelio Medina Cruz
1923–
Pura Medina Cruz
1926–2022
Aida Iris Medina Y Cruz
1939–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (6)

1917
Age 1
Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
1932
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.
1947
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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