Teodora Nieves

9 November 1915–30 November 2002 (Age 87)
Oconahua, Etzatlán, Jalisco, Mexico

The Life of Teodora

Teodora Nieves was born on 9 November 1915, in Oconahua, Etzatlán, Jalisco, Mexico as the daughter of Candelario Nieves and Francisca Uribe. She had at least 1 son with Nestor Ramirez. She died on 30 November 2002, in her hometown, at the age of 87, and was buried in Oconahua, Etzatlán, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Nestor Ramirez
Teodora Nieves
Olegario Ramirez

Spouse and Children

    Nestor Ramirez





Parents and Siblings

    Candelario Nieves





World Events (8)


Age 1

"General John J. ""Blackjack"" Pershing's punitive expedition pursues Villa and provokes bitterness between Mexico and United States."

Age 2

Constitution of 1917 promulgated. Carranza elected president.

Age 25

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

Spanish:1. religious byname, from the title María de las Nieves ‘Mary of the Snows’, given particularly to children born on 5 August, on which date the Virgin allegedly once caused it to snow in Rome. It is possible that the surname derives in part from a nickname for someone with snow-white hair. 2. Castilianized form of the Galician and Asturian-Leonese habitational name Neves .

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

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