Esteban Soto Perez

1892–15 August 1954 (Age 62)
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Esteban

When Esteban Soto Perez was born in 1892, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Andres Soto Rivera, was 27 and his mother, Maria C Perez Feliciano, was 27. He married Maria Velez Castro on 29 June 1917, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 15 August 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 62.

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Esteban Soto Perez
Maria Velez Castro
Marriage: 29 June 1917
Carmen Maria Soto Velez
Eriberto Soto Velez
Leonidas Soto Velez
Margarita Soto Velez
Noelia Soto Velez
Ramona Soto Velez
Juan Ramon Soto Velez
Ismael or Israel Soto Velez
Carlos Manuel Soto Velez

Spouse and Children

29 June 1917
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Andres Soto Rivera


    Maria C Perez Feliciano





    Julia Soto Perez


    Ramona Soto Perez


    Francisca Soto Perez


    Rafael Soto Perez


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 6

Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. habitational name from any of numerous places named Soto or El Soto, from soto ‘grove’, ‘small wood’ (Latin saltus). 2. Castilianized spelling of Asturian-Leonese Sotu , a habitational name from a town so named in Asturies. 3. Castilianized spelling of the Galician equivalent, Souto .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Andres Soto en el registro de Jose Rosa y Ramona Soto, "Puerto Rico, Registro Civil, 1805-2001"

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