Victoria Celidonia Franco Gallardo

20 January 1889–about 1989 (Age 99)
San Sebastián, Tamiahua, Veracruz, Mexico

The Life of Victoria Celidonia

When Victoria Celidonia Franco Gallardo was born on 20 January 1889, in San Sebastián, Tamiahua, Veracruz, Mexico, her father, Segundo Franco Malerva, was 37 and her mother, Adelaida Gallardo, was 26. She died about 1989, in her hometown, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Segundo Franco Malerva
Adelaida Gallardo
Domitila Francisca Franco Gallardo
Bibiana Franco Gallardo
Alfonso Franco Gallardo
Miguel Franco Gallardo
Victoria Celidonia Franco Gallardo
Gumesinda Franco Gallardo
Julio Filebonio Franco Gallardo
Yldefonso Franco Gallardo
Vela Franco Gallardo

Parents and Siblings

    Segundo Franco Malerva





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World Events (8)

1891 · The Garza Revolution

Age 2

The Garza Revolution was a conflict fought between the residents of Coahuila and Texas. It began when a campaign to start an uprising against Porfirio Diaz. Even though it was a minor conflict, it is seen as a precursor to the Mexican Revolution.
1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

Age 7

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.

Age 26

Obregón turns against Villa. Villa continues to fight and raids United States border towns for next five years. Carranza recognized by United States as chief of government forces.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Italian: from a personal name, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank, a member of the Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. See also Frank . The personal name was popularized by the cult of San Franco di Assergi.2 Italian and Spanish: nickname or status name from franco ‘free’ (usually denoting a freed slave).3 Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish surname.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Victoria Selidonia Franco Gallardo, "México, Veracruz, Registro Civil, 1821-1949"

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