Jose Benito Abalo Mosteiro

11 July 1896–21 January 1986 (Age 89)
Portas, Portas, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain

The Life of Jose Benito

When Jose Benito Abalo Mosteiro was born on 11 July 1896, in Portas, Portas, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain, his father, Antonio Abalo Caldas, was 47 and his mother, Dolores Mosteiro Romero, was 35. He married Peregrina Rívas Souto on 11 February 1922, in Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 January 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 89, and was buried in Portas, Portas, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain.

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Family Time Line

Jose Benito Abalo Mosteiro
Peregrina Rívas Souto
Marriage: 11 February 1922
Eulogio Abalo Rívas
Mercedes Abalo Rívas
Fernando Abalo Rívas
Regina Abalo Rivas
Benito Abalo Rívas

Spouse and Children

11 February 1922
Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain


    Eulogio Abalo Rívas


    Mercedes Abalo Rívas


    Fernando Abalo Rívas


    Regina Abalo Rivas


    Benito Abalo Rívas


Parents and Siblings

    Antonio Abalo Caldas


    Dolores Mosteiro Romero




World Events (8)

1898 · Spanish-American War

Age 2

Spain loses colonies including: Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico as a result of the Treaty of Paris, which was signed on Dec. 10th 1898. Spain gives up Cuba entirely, gives Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States and transfers sovreignty of the Philippines to the United States for $20 million.
1912 · Prime Minister Jose Canalejas assassinated

Age 16

Spain's first prime minister, after the fall of Segismundo Moret's government, is assassinated by rebel Manuel Pardinas.
1921 · Prime Minister Dato assassinated

Age 25

Prime minister Eduardo Dato is assassinated after meeting with parliament, in Madrid.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Ábalos): variant of Avalos .

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

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