Rosita Cruz Perez

1924–1989 (Age 64)
Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States

The Life of Rosita Cruz

When Rosita Cruz Perez was born on 18 February 1924, in Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States, her father, Eugenio Perez, was 35 and her mother, Paula Cruz, was 21. She married Rafael Garcia on 13 January 1940, in Gonzales, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 18 January 1989, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Rosita Cruz Perez
Rafael Garcia
Marriage: 13 January 1940
Ralpa Garcia

Spouse & Children

13 January 1940
Gonzales, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1888–1964Male

  • Paula Cruz




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 18

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Pérez) and Jewish (Sephardic): patronymic from the personal name Pedro, Spanish equivalent of Peter .2 Jewish: variant of Peretz .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Rosa Perez, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Rosita Perez, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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