Josefina Moya y Pardo

1915–2007 (Age 92)
Aguada, Aguada, Puerto Rico

The Life of Josefina

Josefina Moya y Pardo was born in 1915, in Aguada, Aguada, Puerto Rico as the daughter of Juan Moya Roselló and Cruz Pardo. She died in 2007, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 92.

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Juan Moya Roselló
Cruz Pardo
Josefina Moya y Pardo

Parents and Siblings

    Juan Moya Roselló


    Cruz Pardo




World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1952 · United Nations is Headquartered in New York City

Age 37

The United Nations was officially organized on October 24, 1945 with representatives from 50 countries. New York City became the permanent Headquarters of the United Nations in 1952.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from Moya, in Cuenca, or from places so named Valencia, Lugo, and the Canaries.2 Catalan (Moyà): variant spelling of the habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).

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

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  • Josefa Moya Y Pardo, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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