Izabel Mejia

4 July 1922–8 November 1980 (Age 58)
Santa Elena, Usulután, El Salvador

The Life of Izabel

Izabel Mejia was born on 4 July 1922, in Santa Elena, Usulután, El Salvador. She died on 8 November 1980, at the age of 58.

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World Events (3)

1969

Age 47

El Salvador fights a brief war with Honduras. Thousands of Salvadoran illegal immigrants are evicted from Honduras. El Salvador retaliates.
1977

Age 55

Anti-government guerrilla activities intensify. Reports of increased human rights violations by government troops and death squads. General Carlos Romero is elected president.
1977

Age 55

Jesuit priest Rutilio Grande, S. J. is assassinated by a death squad.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Mejía): probably from a religious byname (possibly under Jewish influence), from a vernacular form of Latin, Greek Messias ‘Messiah’, from Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘anointed’.

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

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