Francisco Quintana Castillo

1902–12 November 1993 (Age 91)
Ciénega, Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Francisco

When Francisco Quintana Castillo was born in 1902, in Ciénega, Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico, his father, José Ynés Del Refugio Quintana Leiba, was 37 and his mother, María Micaela Castillo Ramírez, was 38. He married Ramona Miramontes Quintana on 14 June 1925, in Coyáchic, Cusihuiriachi, Chihuahua, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cusihuiriachi, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1938. In 1925, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as agricultor in Cusihuiriachi, Chihuahua, Mexico. He died on 12 November 1993, in Ciénega, Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Quintana Castillo
Ramona Miramontes Quintana
Marriage: 14 June 1925
Tomasa Quintana Miramontes
Julia Quintana
Jesus Manuel Quintana
Lorenzo Quintana Miramontes

Spouse and Children

14 June 1925
Coyáchic, Cusihuiriachi, Chihuahua, Mexico


    Tomasa Quintana Miramontes


    Jesus Manuel Quintana


    Lorenzo Quintana Miramontes


    Julia Quintana


Parents and Siblings

    José Ynés Del Refugio Quintana Leiba


    María Micaela Castillo Ramírez




World Events (8)


Age 2

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Age 4

Proclamation against Díaz issued by the liberals in St. Louis, Missouri.

Age 24

Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish, Catalan, Asturian-Leonese, and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places, large and small, named Quintana, from quintana ‘country house’ (originally having a tax liability of one fifth of the annual produce).2 variant of French Quintaine, from an Old French term denoting a post for jousting practice, hence a nickname for one who was skilled at this.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francisco Martines, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Francisco Quintana in entry for Crispiano Najera Ruiz and Tomasa Quintana, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Francisco Quintana, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"

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