Maria Luisa Martinez Rivera

8 September 1918–22 March 1980 (Age 61)
Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Maria Luisa

When Maria Luisa Martinez Rivera was born on 8 September 1918, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States, her father, Demetrio Martinez Esparra, was 29 and her mother, Juana María Rivera Pagán, was 34. She married Adolfo Colón on 10 July 1937, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Barrio Pasto, Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 March 1980, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States, at the age of 61.

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Adolfo Colón
Maria Luisa Martinez Rivera
Marriage: 10 July 1937
Sixto Colon Martinez
Aida P Colon
Alejandrino Colon Martinez

Spouse and Children

10 July 1937
Coamo, Puerto Rico, United States


    Sixto Colon Martinez



    Aida P Colon


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 14

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luisa Martinez Y Rivera in household of Demetrio Martinez, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luisa Martinez Y Rivera in household of Demetrio Martinez Y Esparra, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maria L Martinez in entry for Sixto Colon Martinez, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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