Luz María Estrada Avendaño

Female13 April 1903–16 June 1999

Brief Life History of Luz María

When Luz María Estrada Avendaño was born on 13 April 1903, in Xalapa-Enríquez, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, her father, José Anacleto Ignacio de los Angeles Estrada Gonzalez, was 27 and her mother, María Monica de Jesús Avendaño Cortés, was 23. She married Rafael Diaz Serdan on 24 November 1922, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Veracruz, Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico in 1930. She died on 16 June 1999, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Rafael Diaz Serdan
Luz María Estrada Avendaño
Marriage: 24 November 1922
Rosa Luz Díaz Estrada
Rafael Díaz Estrada

Sources (3)

  • Luz Maria E in household of Rafael Diaz Cerdan, "Mexico National Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Luz Maria Estrada - Government record: death: 16 June 1999; Veracruz, Vera Cruz, Mexico
  • Luz Maria Estrada de Diaz en el registro de Rosa Luz Diaz, "México, Veracruz, Registro Civil, 1821-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1922Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.


    Age 3

    Proclamation against Díaz issued by the liberals in St. Louis, Missouri.


    Age 25

    Calles succeeded by Obregón, who is assassinated before taking office. Calles, who is to remain political strongman through 1935, chooses Emilio Portes Gil as president.

    Name Meaning

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

    Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal named Estrada, from estrada ‘road’, Latin stata (via) (from sternere ‘to strew or cover’), a term denoting a paved way.

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

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