If you recognize any of these names and places, or would like more information, please feel free to contact me any time.I'm sure I have plenty of relatives - many whom I've lost contact with - and many whom I haven't yet met.So please read on!
My maternal grandparents & maternal grandmothers parents were from MERIDA, YUCATAN, MEXICO.
My mother's parents were LUIS C ONTIVEROS (b. 1873 MEXICO; d. 27 Feb 1954 in MERIDA YUCATAN) married LUISA de la PEDRERA (b. 1883 MEXICO; d.1940 SAN FRANCISCO CA USA).They had 7 children in MERIDA YUCATAN, all of whom sailed to NEW ORLEANS, LA in 1927; resided there with relatives (I'm searching for info on these relatives as well); then moved on to LOS ANGELES CA USA and then settled in the SAN FRANCISCO CA area.
Their 7 children were: (note: all born 1906 to 1917; all deceased 1973 to 1978 except where indicated otherwise; all born in MERIDA YUCATAN MEX; not all offspring are listed here)
OFELIA RANGEL (SAN FRANCISCO AREA, has daughter ELSA (last known ANAHEIM, ORANGE COUNTY, CA; still alive w/several grown children)
AIDA ARANA (husband OSCAR ARANA,ALHAMBRA (LA) CA) has daughter ELENA or ELLEN ARANA, BEVERLY HILLS, LA, CA still living)
ELINOR SANDERS (husband JIM or JAMES SANDERS, SANFRANCISCO area)
LUIS ONTIVEROS (wife ANITA, SAN FRANCISCO area) ROSA ONTIVEROS (twin to LUIS, died early childhood)
TERESA de JESUS (BENTON) WHITE (my mother, 1915-1978 d.LOS ANGELES CA; married 2ce, 7 living children)
MERCEDES FISCI (still living, PARADISE, BUTTE COUNTY, CA; husband FRANK FISCI deceased; married 2ce (1st was CARDENAS); has 3 living daughters: MARGO, FRANCES, VICKY FISCI).
The parents of my maternal grandmother LUISA PEDRERA were:ELANOR (or ELEANOR) CÁRDENAS married FREDERICO PEDRERA.Dates unknown; exact places in MEXICO unknown.Siblings besides LUISA existed but are unknown to me at this time.Also siblings & parents, etc. of my maternal grandfather LUIS C ONTIVEROS are unknown.
I have photos of all, including some unknown relatives in MERIDA YUCATAN MEXICO.Other names I know of include:AMIRA ONTIVEROS (d.1984, buried in MERIDA YUCATAN right next to LUIS ONTIVEROS, don't know how she's related); FILIPITO (or FELIPE or FILIPE) MACHADO MENDOZA who had several children, one is MARIA DOLORES.
If you recognize any of these names and places, or want more information, PLEASE contact me any time.I'll be happy to hear from you