Maria Diaz Colon

1874–16 May 1953 (Age 79)
Orocovis, Puerto Rico

The Life of Maria

When Maria Diaz Colon was born in 1874, in Orocovis, Puerto Rico, her father, José Bonifacio Díaz, was 39 and her mother, Juana Colón Ortiz, was 39. She married Antonio Colón Hernández on 3 November 1892, in Orocovis, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Botijas, Orocovis, Puerto Rico for about 10 years. She died on 16 May 1953, in Orocovis, Puerto Rico, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Antonio Colón Hernández
1858–1939
Maria Diaz Colon
1874–1953
Marriage: 3 November 1892
Francisco Colón Diaz
1895–1967
Ramon Colón Diaz
Rafael Colón Diaz
1898–1930
Eulogio Colon Diaz
1900–2000
Elvira Colón Diaz
1902–
Maria Inocencia Colón Diaz
1902–1936
Antonia Colón Diaz
1904–
Elvira Colón Díaz
1907–2002
Mercedes Colón Y Hernández
1909–

Spouse and Children

    Antonio Colón Hernández

    Male1858–1939Male

    Female1874–1953Female

MARRIAGE
3 November 1892
Orocovis, Puerto Rico
children

(9)

    Male1895–1967Male

    Rafael Colón Diaz

    Male1898–1930Male

    Eulogio Colon Diaz

    Male1900–2000Male

    Elvira Colón Diaz

    Female1902–Female

    Maria Inocencia Colón Diaz

    Female1902–1936Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    José Bonifacio Díaz

    Male1835–Male

    Juana Colón Ortiz

    Female1835–1918Female

siblings

(7)

    Francisco Jose Diaz Y Colon

    Male1867–1949Male

    Josefa Díaz Colón

    Female1872–1922Female

    Female1874–1953Female

    Estefanía de los Dolores Díaz Colón

    Female1877–Female

    Zoila Maria Diaz Colon

    Female1877–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1898

Age 24

Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.
1900

Age 26

U.S. Congress institutes civil government in Puerto Rico under the Foraker Act. U.S. maintains strict control over island affairs, prompting demands for more local control.
1917

Age 43

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (Díaz): patronymic from the medieval personal name Didacus ( see Diego ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maria Diaz Y Colon De Colon in household of Antonio Colon Y Hernandez, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maria Diaz Y Colon De Colon in household of Antonio Colon Y Hernandez, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maria Diaz in entry for Otilio Rivera Diaz and Antonia Colón Diaz, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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