Maria Flores

1892–1958 (Age 66)
Floresville, Wilson, Texas, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Flores was born on 12 February 1892, in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, United States, her father, Florencio Flores, was 35 and her mother, Jesusa Gonzales, was 21. She died on 27 July 1958, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Florencio Flores
Jesusa Gonzales
Fortunato Gonzales Flores
Maria Flores
Delfina Flores
Lucilla Flores

Parents & Siblings

  • Florencio Flores


  • Jesusa Gonzales




World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from the plural of flor ‘flower’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Maria Flores Katter, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Marie F. Katter, "Find A Grave Index"

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