Ruth Lopez Alvarez

7 February 1909–4 September 1995 (Age 86)
Tola, Rivas, Nicaragua

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Lopez Alvarez was born on 7 February 1909, in Tola, Rivas, Nicaragua, her father, Marcelino Lopez, was 26 and her mother, Laura Alvarez, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Segundo Antenor Pena Molina. She died on 4 September 1995, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Segundo Antenor Pena Molina
Ruth Lopez Alvarez
Migdalia Lopez Peña

Spouse and Children



    Migdalia Lopez Peña


Parents and Siblings


    Laura Alvarez




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. troops impose a puppet government in Nicaragua. Liberal President, José Santos Zelaya is forced out of office and Adolfo Díaz is made provisional president.

Age 3

Díaz requests U.S. military assistance to control civil unrest. Nicaraguans resist U.S. occupation and the national hero, Benjamin Zeledón dies.

Age 25

The U.S. withdraws, leaving Nicaraguan military officer, Anastasio Somoza as Commander of the National Guard.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

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