Carmen Sanes Martinez

10 December 1928–14 September 2010 (Age 81)
Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Carmen

When Carmen Sanes Martinez was born on 10 December 1928, in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, her father, Juan Sanes, was 24 and her mother, Belen Sanes Martinez, was 18. She married Henry Rossi on 9 June 1951, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 14 September 2010, in Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Henry Rossi
Carmen Sanes Martinez
Marriage: 9 June 1951

Spouse and Children

9 June 1951
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Juan Sanes


    Belen Sanes Martinez




World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 13

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan (Sanès): variant of the Catalan habitational name Senès‘Sienese’, ‘from Siena (in Italy)’.2 Catalan (Sanés): variant of the Catalan habitational name Seners, a town in northern Catalonia.

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

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