Marcelino Nieves Dominguez

26 May 1905–3 February 1989 (Age 83)
Ciales, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Marcelino

When Marcelino Nieves Dominguez was born on 26 May 1905, in Ciales, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Sergio Nieves Rodriguez, was 32 and his mother, Maria Juliana Dominguez Baez, was 16. He married Andrea Vazquez Rodriguez on 22 May 1924, in Ciales, Puerto Rico, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cordillera, Ciales, Puerto Rico, United States in 1910 and Toro Negro, Ciales, Puerto Rico, United States in 1930. He died on 3 February 1989, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Marcelino Nieves Dominguez
1905–1989
Andrea Vazquez Rodriguez
1906–
Marriage: 22 May 1924
Ramon Nieves Vazquez
1924–1925
Juan Nieves Vazquez
1926–1927
Guillermo Nieves Vazquez
1928–1930
Gilberto Nieves Vazquez
1931–1933
Felicita Nieves Vazquez
1932–1933
Lydia Esther Nieves Vazquez
1933–1962
Hector Nieves Y Vázquez
1935–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1924
Ciales, Puerto Rico, United States
children

(7)

    Ramon Nieves Vazquez

    Male1924–1925Male

    Juan Nieves Vazquez

    Male1926–1927Male

    Guillermo Nieves Vazquez

    Male1928–1930Male

    Gilberto Nieves Vazquez

    Male1931–1933Male

    Felicita Nieves Vazquez

    Female1932–1933Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1905–1989Male

    Justo Nieves Dominguez

    Male1907–1907Male

    Romualda Nieves Dominguez

    Female1909–1930Female

    Baciliso Nieves Dominguez

    Male1910–1913Male

    Female1913–1994Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917

Age 12

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. religious byname, from the title María de las Nieves ‘Mary of the Snows’, given particularly to children born on 5 August, on which date the Virgin allegedly once caused it to snow in Rome. It is possible that the surname derives in part from a nickname for someone with snow-white hair. 2. Castilianized form of the Galician and Asturian-Leonese habitational name Neves .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcelino Nieves Dominguez, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marcelino Nieves Y Dominguez en la familia de Sergio Nieves Y Rodriguez, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marcelino Nieves, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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