MARRIAGE Platanal, Cotuí, Sánchez Ramírez, República Dominicana
World Events (3)
The U.S. began a period of occupation. Lasting eight years, the occupation attempts to resolve the financial crisis and reclaim debts.
Constitutional government assumes control. U.S. forces withdraw.
Santo Domingo suffers severe hurricane damage. Trujillo embarks on a significant rebuilding program.
Spanish (Frías) and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Burgos and Teruel, so called from the feminine plural form of the adjective frío ‘cold’ (Latin frigidus); a noun such as aguas ‘waters’ or fuentes ‘springs’ has been lost.