Martina Sanchez

4 June 1914–24 December 2002 (Age 88)
Beeville, Bee, Texas, United States

The Life of Martina

When Martina Sanchez was born on 4 June 1914, in Beeville, Bee, Texas, United States, her father, Sostenes Sanchez, was 27 and her mother, Emilia Birmingham, was 25. She married Gilberto Revilla on 24 June 1936, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States. She died on 24 December 2002, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Gilberto Revilla
Martina Sanchez
Marriage: 24 June 1936

Spouse and Children

24 June 1936
Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Sostenes Sanchez





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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Sánchez): patronymic from the personal name Sancho .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Martina Sanchez - Government record: death: 24 December 2002; Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States

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