Sofia Hernandez (1901 - 2000)

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Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Mario Hernandez Family

Mario Hernandez Family

Nilsa Violeta Hernandez Cobian

Nilsa Violeta Hernandez Cobian

Nilsa Violeta Hernandez Cobian

Nilsa Violeta Hernandez Cobian

Rafael Antonio Colon Hernandez

Rafael Antonio Colon Hernandez

Tzeitel Roxanna Colon Hernandez

Tzeitel Roxanna Colon Hernandez

Antonio Hernandez Falcon

Antonio Hernandez Falcon

Romula Federico Hernandez graveiste

Romula Federico Hernandez graveiste

Romula Federico Hernandez family

Romula Federico Hernandez family

Jose and Beatrice Ponitz

Jose and Beatrice Ponitz

Beatrice Ponitz

Beatrice Ponitz

Elizabeth Hernandez

Elizabeth Hernandez

Virginia Garcia

Virginia Garcia

Sandra A. (Hernandez) Leaming

Sandra A. (Hernandez) Leaming

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Aurora Hernandez Mario Hernandez Family Nilsa Violeta Hernandez Cobian Nilsa Violeta Hernandez Cobian

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1901 - In the year that Sofia Hernandez was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

1914 - She was merely 13 years old when in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

1940 - She was 39 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

1954 - She was 53 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1969 - When she was 68 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Sofia Hernandez passed away on February 8, 2000 at age 98. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on October 5, 1901. We have no information about Sofia's immediate family. We know that Sofia Hernandez had been residing in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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