Jesús Betancourt Cedré

Brief Life History of Jesús

When Jesús Betancourt Cedré was born on 8 June 1938, in Cacao, Carolina, Puerto Rico, his father, Adolfo Betancourt Medero, was 40 and his mother, Joaquina Cedrés Domínguez, was 35. He died in January 1985, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Adolfo Betancourt Medero
Joaquina Cedrés Domínguez

Sources (3)

  • Jesús Manuel Betancourt Cedrés, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Jesus Betancourt, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Jesús Betancourt Cedre in household of Adolfo Betancourt Y Madero, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (3)


United States Congress passed the Elective Governors Act, allowing Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor, President Harry Truman signed the act.


Partial self-government granted, enabling Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor.


Puerto Rico becomes a Commonwealth. Puerto Rico's constitution is proclaimed, establishing a commonwealth with autonomy in internal affairs.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Carlos, Jorge, Manuel, Raul, Juan, Miguel, Ruben, Jesus, Ana, Angel.

Spanish (Canary Islands): altered form of French Béthencourt, the name of the first conqueror of the Canary Islands (see Bethencourt ). This surname is rare in the Canary Islands; it is most common in Latin America. Compare Bentancourt , Betancourth , Betancur , and Bethancourt .

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

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