Enrique Tapia Romero

15 July 1919–14 May 1996 (Age 76)
Mexico City, Mexico

The Life of Enrique

When Enrique Tapia Romero was born on 15 July 1919, in Mexico City, Mexico, his father, Dionicio Tapia, was 39 and his mother, Aurelia Romero Ledezma, was 20. He married Higinia Osnaya Granados on 6 October 1940, in Mexico City, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 14 May 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Enrique Tapia Romero
Higinia Osnaya Granados
Marriage: 6 October 1940
Laureano Tapia Osnaya
Julian Tapia Osnaya

Spouse and Children

6 October 1940
Mexico City, Mexico


Parents and Siblings

    Dionicio Tapia


    Aurelia Romero Ledezma




World Events (8)


Age 1

Obregón rebels. Carranza dies. Obregón elected president.
1928 · Mexico City divided into 80 Boroughs

Age 9

"BY decree of the ""Organic Law"", the Federal District of Mexico City is divided into 80 boroughs, and 16 districts."

Age 21

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

Galician, Asturian-Leonese, Spanish, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the places in Galicia, Asturies, and Burgos so named from tapia ‘mud wall’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Enrique Romero, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"
  • Endrique Romero, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"
  • Enrigue Tapia Romero en el registro de Julian Tapia Osmaya, "México, Distrito Federal, Registro Civil, 1832-2005"

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