Gerónimo Rivera Avilés

5 October 1909–22 November 1985 (Age 76)
Utuado, Puerto Rico

The Life of Gerónimo

When Gerónimo Rivera Avilés was born on 5 October 1909, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, his father, Baldomero Rivera Sotomajor, was 25 and his mother, Maria Hermenegilda Avilés Y Maldonado, was 24. He married Agustina Soto Velez on 10 April 1932, in Utuado, Utuado, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Guaonico, Utuado, Puerto Rico in 1910. He died on 22 November 1985, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Gerónimo Rivera Avilés
1909–1985
Agustina Soto Velez
1913–2000
Marriage: 10 April 1932
Ruben Rivera Soto
1940–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1932
Utuado, Utuado, Puerto Rico
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Baldomero Rivera Sotomajor

    Male1884–Male

    Maria Hermenegilda Avilés Y Maldonado

    Female1885–1926Female

siblings

(7)

    Ysabel Maria Rivera Avilés

    Female1908–1909Female

    Male1909–1985Male

    Alfredo Rivera Avilés

    Male1911–1936Male

    Jesús Maria Rivera Aviles

    Male1912–Male

    Male1914–1993Male

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1917

Age 8

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.
1932

Age 23

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.
1936

Age 27

Women given full suffrage.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Rivera, a variant of Ribera .2 Italian: northern variant of the southern (especially Sicily) topographic name Ribera .3 Catalan: in some cases, variant of Catalan Ribera .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gerónimo Rivera Y Avilés in household of Baldomero Rivera Y Soto, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gerónimo Rivera Avilés in household of Baldomero Rivera Soto, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gerónimo Rivera en el registro de Jorge Heróm Rivera Soto, "Puerto Rico, Registro Civil, 1805-2001"

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