Carmen Melendez

17 July 1925–26 July 2007 (Age 82)
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Carmen

When Carmen Melendez was born on 17 July 1925, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, her father, Andres Melendez, was 24 and her mother, Adela Flores Melendez, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Benjamin Soza Madrid. She lived in Gila Bend, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 6, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 26 July 2007, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Benjamin Soza Madrid
Carmen Melendez
Benjamin Madrid Jr.
Mary Margarita Madrid

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



    John Melena


    Roberts Melena


    Robert Melendez



    Andrea Melena


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 4

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Meléndez): variant of Menéndez ( see Menendez ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Carmen Melena in household of Andrea Melena, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carmen Melendez in household of Andres Melendez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carmen Melendez in entry for Mary Margarita Or Mary Magurita Madrid, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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