María Teresa Cervera Betancourt

9 October 1906–20 September 2003 (Age 97)
Carolina, Carolina, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of María Teresa

When María Teresa Cervera Betancourt was born on 9 October 1906, in Carolina, Carolina, Puerto Rico, United States, her father, Luis Cervera Olivero, was 44 and her mother, Amanda Betancourt Ruiz, was 41. She married Manuel Vázquez Fuertes on 8 May 1935. She died on 20 September 2003, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Vázquez Fuertes
1900–
María Teresa Cervera Betancourt
1906–2003
Marriage: 8 May 1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1935
Carolina, Puerto Rico

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917

Age 11

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
1932

Age 26

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Catalan and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places called Cervera, from Late Latin cervaria ‘place of stags’ (a derivative of cervus ‘stag’).

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

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