Catarino Lopez

1893–1920 (Age 26)
Guanajuato, Mexico

The Life of Catarino

Catarino Lopez was born on 25 November 1893, in Guanajuato, Mexico. He married Andrea Alatorre Araujo on 12 November 1914, in El Paso, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 8 November 1920, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Catarino Lopez
Andrea Alatorre Araujo
Marriage: 12 November 1914
Teresa Lopez

Spouse & Children

12 November 1914
El Paso, Texas, United States


  • Teresa Lopez


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

Age 3

The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 8

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catarino Lopez in entry for Teresa Lopez, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Catarino Lopez, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Catarino Lopez, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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