Socorro Cardenas Bonilla

Female14 July 1923–1 May 1985

Brief Life History of Socorro Cardenas

When Socorro Cardenas Bonilla was born on 14 July 1923, in Villa Victoria, Chinicuila, Michoacan, Mexico, her father, Jose Tranquilino Cárdenas Mendez, was 22 and her mother, Reinalda Bonilla Parra, was 18. She died on 1 May 1985, in Colima, Colima, Mexico, at the age of 61.

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Jose Tranquilino Cárdenas Mendez
Reinalda Bonilla Parra
Maria Socorro Cardenas
Socorro Cardenas Bonilla
Socorro Cardenas Bonilla
Eliseo Cardenas Bonilla
Gabriel Cardenas Bonilla

Sources (3)

  • Ma Socorro Cárdenas in household of Tranquilino Cárdenas, "Mexico, National Census, 1930"
  • María del Socorro, "México, Michoacán, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1555-1996"
  • María del Socorro Cardenas Bonilla, "Mexico, Colima, Civil Registration, 1860-1997"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.


Age 3

Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.


Age 17

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, Carlos, Luis, Juan, Jorge, Miguel, Pedro, Mario, Manuel, Francisco, Angel, Roberto.

Spanish: habitational name from Bonilla in Cuenca province orBonilla de la Sierra in Ávila province.

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

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