María Cristina Chaires Cárdenas

5 December 1927–12 January 1999 (Age 71)
Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of María Cristina

When María Cristina Chaires Cárdenas was born on 5 December 1927, in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico, her father, Pioquinto Chaires Camacho, was 22 and her mother, María Apolinar Cardenas, was 20. She lived in Bustamante, Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1930. She died on 12 January 1999, in Valle Hermoso, Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico, at the age of 71.

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María Cristina Chaires Cárdenas

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Pioquinto Chaires Camacho


    María Apolinar Cardenas




    Fidel Chaires Cárdenas


    María Apolinar Chaires Cárdenas



    María Victoria Chaires Cardenas


    Damasa Chaires Cardenas


World Events (8)


Age 1

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.

Age 2

Cristero Rebellion suppressed. Founding of official political party--National Revolutionary Party (Partido Nacional Revolucionario--PNR). Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of country, but Calles remains as recognized political boss.

Age 19

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

Name Meaning

Hispanic (Mexican): unexplained, but possibly a topographic name related to Galician chaira ‘little valley or meadow’ or chairo ‘flat’ (way, terrain).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Damasa Chaires en la familia de Pio Chaires, "México censo nacional, 1930"
  • María Crispina Chaires en la familia de Pio Chaires, "México censo nacional, 1930"

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