Teresa Gonzalez Mendoza

1934–4 December 1989 (Age 55)
Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

The Life of Teresa

When Teresa Gonzalez Mendoza was born in 1934, in Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, her father, Domingo Gonzalez, was 18 and her mother, Angela Mendoza, was 16. She died on 4 December 1989, in her hometown, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Domingo Gonzalez
Angela Mendoza
Antonia Gonzalez Mendoza
Teresa Gonzalez Mendoza
Jose Gonzalez Mendoza
Ignacio Gonzalez Mendoza

Parents and Siblings

    Domingo Gonzalez


    Angela Mendoza




World Events (3)


Age 0

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Age 6

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Age 12

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

Name Meaning

Spanish (González): patronymic from the personal name Gonzalo , a personal name of Visigothic origin, based on the Germanic element gunþ ‘battle’. Compare Portuguese Gonçalves ( see Goncalves ).

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

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  • Teresa Gonzalez Mendoza, "México, San Luis Potosí, Registro Civil, 1859-2000"

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