Rafaela Correa Álvarez

13 September 1902–11 February 1980 (Age 77)
Morovis, Puerto Rico

The Life of Rafaela

When Rafaela Correa Álvarez was born on 13 September 1902, in Morovis, Puerto Rico, her father, Serapio Correa Nieves, was 42 and her mother, Eustaquia Álvarez Rosado, was 19. She married Juan Pagan Rodriguez on 13 August 1917, in Morovis, Puerto Rico. She died on 11 February 1980, in Santa Cruz, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Juan Pagan Rodriguez
1881–
Rafaela Correa Álvarez
1902–1980
Marriage: 13 August 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 August 1917
Morovis, Puerto Rico

Parents and Siblings

    Serapio Correa Nieves

    Male1860–1918Male

    Eustaquia Álvarez Rosado

    Female1883–1908Female

siblings

(9)

    Carmen Correa Álvarez

    Female1898–Female

    Jose Correa Alvarez

    Male1897–Male

    Jose Correa Alvarez

    Male1899–1965Male

    Carmen C. Barrios

    Female1900–1937Female

    Female1902–1980Female

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1917

Age 15

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

Age 30

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.
1936

Age 34

Women given full suffrage.

Name Meaning

Spanish: possibly from correa ‘leather strap’, ‘belt’, ‘rein’, ‘shoelace’, plural correas (Latin corrigia ‘fastening’, from corrigere ‘to straighten’, ‘to correct’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such articles.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rafaela Correa in entry for Ida Luz Pagán Correa, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"
  • Rafaela Correa in entry for Juan Rafael Pagán y Correa, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"
  • Rafaela Correa Alvarez, "Puerto Rico, Registro Civil, 1805-2001"

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