Felicita Garcia Morales

1869–1961 (Age 92)
Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Felicita

When Felicita Garcia Morales was born in 1869, in Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, United States, her father, Nemesio Garcia Ortiz, was 22 and her mother, Dominga Morales Torres, was 14. She married Aureliano Morales Melendez on 6 February 1889, in Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Barrio Hato Puerco Abajo, Villalba, Puerto Rico, United States in 1910 and Guayabal, Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, United States in 1920. She died on 26 July 1961, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Felicita Garcia Morales
1869–1961
Aureliano Morales Melendez
1868–1928
Marriage: 6 February 1889
Maria Coronada Morales Garcia
1891–1891
Blasino Morales Garcia
Eudosia Morales Garcia
1893–1986
Nemesio Morales Garcia
1897–1989
Jose Morales Garcia
1899–1940
Ramona Morales Garcia
1901–1929
Dominga Morales Garcia
1903–1928
Aurelio Morales García
1904–1984
Lorenzo Morales Garcia
1905–
Camelo Morales Garcia
1906–1988
Cornelio Morales Garcia
1907–
Francisco Morales Garcia
1909–1975

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1889
Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico, United States
children

(12)

  • Maria Coronada Morales Garcia

    Female1891–1891Female

  • Female1893–1986Female

  • Male1897–1989Male

  • Jose Morales Garcia

    Male1899–1940Male

  • Ramona Morales Garcia

    Female1901–1929Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Nemesio Garcia Ortiz

    Male1847–1924Male

  • Dominga Morales Torres

    Female1855–1927Female

siblings

(18)

  • Female1869–1961Female

  • Maria Barbanera Garcia Morales

    Female1870–1940Female

  • Francisco Garcia Morales

    Male1871–Male

  • Juana Anteportalafina Garcia Morales

    Female1874–Female

  • Felipa Garcia Morales

    Female1876–1926Female

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1873

Age 4

Slavery is abolished in the Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Felicita Garcia Y Morales De Morales in household of Aurelio Morales Y Melendez, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Felicita Garcia De Morales in household of Aureliano Morales Y Melendez, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Felicita Garcia in entry for Amelio Moralez Melendez, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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