María Sofia Alvarado Y Vega

1891–1992 (Age 100)
Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of María Sofia

When María Sofia Alvarado Y Vega was born on 29 December 1891, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States, her father, Blas Alvarado Rivera, was 37 and her mother, Basilisa Vega Torres, was 8. She married Dario Rojas Rivera on 23 June 1911, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Coamo, Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States in 1920 and Barrio Coama Arriba, Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States in 1930. She died on 16 May 1992, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

María Sofia Alvarado Y Vega
1891–1992
Dario Rojas Rivera
1880–1939
Marriage: 23 June 1911
Francisco Rojas Y Alvarado
1912–
José S Rojas Y Alvarado
1915–
Auria Rojas Y Alvarado
1920–
Santos Rojas Y Alvarado
1923–
Erasmo Rojas Y Alvarado
1925–
Gonzalo Rojas Y Alvarado
1928–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1911
Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States
children

(6)

  • Francisco Rojas Y Alvarado

    Male1912–Male

  • José S Rojas Y Alvarado

    Male1915–Male

  • Auria Rojas Y Alvarado

    Female1920–Female

  • Santos Rojas Y Alvarado

    Female1923–Female

  • Erasmo Rojas Y Alvarado

    Male1925–Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Blas Alvarado Rivera

    Male1854–1900Male

  • Basilisa Vega Torres

    Female1883–1923Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898

Age 7

Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 27

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Badajoz province called Alvarado.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sofia Alvarado De Rojas in household of Dario Rojas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sofía Alvarado Y Vega De Rojas in household of Dario Rojas Y Rivera, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sofia Alvarado in entry for Sindulfo Rojas y Alvarado, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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