Benito Lopez

Benito Lopez[1]

Male - Abt 1888

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  • Name Benito Lopez 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1888  [2
    Person ID I896  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2013 

    Family Carolina Opiela,   b. 22 Jan 1837, Rosenberg Kreis, , Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1917, Floresville, Wilson Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [3, 4
    Married 29 Jun 1862 
    Children 
     1. Sofia Lopez,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Josephine Lopez,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Luis Lopez,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Julia Lopez,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Cecilia Lopez,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Lopez,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY: Benito was a cartman in the 1850's and met his future wife while transporting the Opiela family from Indianola to panna Maria. Benito Lopez receieved a land grant from the state of Texas as a citizen of the Republic of Texas prior to his marriage to Carolina. He was in business in San Antonio in the 1860's, and later in Floresville. He had a pawn shop and general store which had merchandise ranging from a can of sardines to ladies' boots from Italy. He was the owner of the first two story brick building in Floresville.

  • Sources 
    1. [S357] THE MIKOLAJ (NICOLAUS) OPIELA FAMILY SETS OFF FOR TEXAS, pp. 2-3 [Kniejski pp. 22-24].
      Date: September 1990
    2. [S73] THE HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE OF LIVE OAK COUNTY TEXAS 1856 to 1982, p. 3.
      Carolina Opiela Lopez outlived her husband by 29 years. Since she died 02 Sep 1917, it implies Benito died about 1888

      Date: September 1990
    3. [S357] THE MIKOLAJ (NICOLAUS) OPIELA FAMILY SETS OFF FOR TEXAS, pp. 1-3 [Kniejski pp. 22-24].
      Date: September 1990
    4. [S328] Family Information from Gloria Gregory, [Kniejski pp. 1-4, 6].
      Includes pictures of Caroline and her headstone. Married in 1862 to Carolina Opiela.

      Date: September 1990




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