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Francisca Hernández Aldrete
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1897
San Jose del Cabo
Los Cabos Municipality
Baja California Sur, Mexico
Death: Nov. 11, 1969
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA

Daughter of Mauricio Hernández and Juana Alarcón. Francisca emigrated from Baja California Sur traveling by boat with her father and two of her brothers.

Francisca is the sister of;
Rosenda Hernández Victorio ,
Manuel Alarcón Hernández and
Cruz Alarcón Hernández

Francisca H. Aldrete was a registered member of the Alianza Hispano-Americana from 1955 to July-1969 in Prescott, Arizona Lodge. Repository • Arizona State University Libraries Chicano Research Collection.
Her memberships encluded the Legion of Mary, a lay Catholic organisation whose voluntary members give service to the Church worldwide.

Naturalization 16 DEC 1960 Prescott, AZ

Francisca was bilingual, speaking both her native launguage of Yaqui Pueblo and Spanish. Francisca's family once lived in La Paz where the Yaqui people dived for pearls which were highly valued to them. Viola Jimulla was a good friend Francisca often visiting Francisca at her home where they together chatted and sewed. Viola Jimulla was the wife of Chief Sam Jimulla of the Yavapai Nation of Prescott, AZ. Viola became the first female chieftess of a North American tribe.

Precott Courier
Dec 12 1969

Mrs. Francisca Alderete, 72, died Tuesday at Yavapai Community Hospital. She was born November 11, 1897 in Baja California, Mexico, and had lived in Prescott for the past 49 years.

Mrs. Alderete and her husband owned and operated The Little Store on W. Goodwin St. for 13 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Legion of Mary and Leonsa Span Americana.

Survivours include five daughters, Theresa Espitia, Sarah Litka and Bertha Frias of Prescott, Josephine Garcia of L. A. and Elizabeth Ramos of Covina, Calif. six sons, Jose, Bernard Roger, Antonio Franco, all of Prescott, Amado of Tucson, Gilbert of Superior and Ernest of Phoenix. Also surviving are one sister Maria Fernandez of Mexico; two brothers, Meleceo Hernandez of Mexico and Cruz Hernandez of Bakersfield, Calif. 36 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Chapel of the Garden and Mass will be tomarrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Interment will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  José Robles Aldrete (1884 - 1952)*
  Manuela Aldrete (1922 - 1965)*
  Theresa Aldrete Nalbach (1923 - 1999)*
  Josephine Inez Aldrete Garcia (1928 - 2002)*
  José Aldrete (1930 - 1993)*
  Amado Aldrete (1931 - 2007)*
  Gilbert Hernández Aldrete (1933 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
IOOF Cemetery
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA
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