Fernando Canizales Lucero

Male28 June 1916–23 March 1999

Brief Life History of Fernando Canizales

When Fernando Canizales Lucero was born on 28 June 1916, in Minas, Ures, Sonora, Mexico, his father, Inocente Lucero Vázquez, was 31 and his mother, Altagracia Canizales Castillo, was 29. He married Eva Chico Horta on 9 June 1940, in Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 2, Pinal, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 23 March 1999, at the age of 82, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fernando Canizales Lucero
Eva Chico Horta
Marriage: 9 June 1940
Fernando Horta Lucero

Sources (10)

  • Fernando Lucero in household of Inocente Lucero, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fernando Lucero, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Fernando Canizales Lucero, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1940Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.


    Age 1

    Constitution of 1917 promulgated. Carranza elected president.


    Age 24

    Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Carlos, Luis, Ruben, Jesus, Francisco, Orlando, Alfonso, Eloy, Ramon.

    Spanish: nickname from lucero, a derivative of luz ‘light’, which has variety of meanings including ‘morning or evening star’, ‘star or blaze marking on a horse’.

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

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