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RUMBAUT - RIERA FAMILY TREE AND BRANCHES

1941 – Present

 

Miguel Sariol Riera

 

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Born around 1940 of José Sariol and María Riera Almirall.

 

Successful businessman; briefly played in Barcelona’s pro soccer team; married a woman named Rosa and had a child also named Rosa; now with a woman named Blanca.

 

María Vinyet Sariol Riera

 

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Born in the 1940's of José Sariol and María Riera Almirall.

 

Married restaurateur Joan Pinos Morán and had:

 

  • Joan, born 1976 in Sitges; artist and jazz musician; married Patricia.

 

Berta Rumbaut Lindenmeyer

Born Ana Berta Manuela on June 26, 1941 of Ricardo Rumbaut Yanes
and Nené Lindenmeyer.

Married Arnulfo Lages and had

 

·         Richard Antonine Lages Rumbaut, born May 11, 1969, who lives and works in Miami.

 

Died in Cienfuegos, Cuba in May, 1999.

 

Silvia Alvarez Guerra

Aka Miky.


Born in December, 1942 of Elio Rene Alvarez (Cuchú) and Sylvia Guerra.

Married Daniel Rodriguez (Danielito) and has four children:

 

·         Daniel Antonio

·         Sylvia Maria

·         Diego Rene

·         Rosanna


Last given residence: Miami, FL.

 

Silvia Murciano Suco


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Born 1944 in Santiago, Cuba of Miguel Murciano [PHOTO] and Josefa Suco.

Married and divorced Kenneth Eugene Abbinante.

Married Dr. Luis O. Calderón (PHOTO) in 1970 and had three children:

 

  • Kevin Eugene, born 1967 in Miami. Biological father was Abbinante. Adopted by Calderón when he married Silvia.

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  • Tania Silvia, born 1974

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  • Alex Luis, born 1979

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Now retired, Silvia lives in Orlando, Florida. She has written an extensive and beautifully documented genealogy, The Family of José Miguel Murciano Barnet and Josefa Eloina Rosa Suco López.

 

Judith Zoila Lopez Ugarte 

 

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At age 12

Born in Havana, Cuba on June 27, 1945 of Niso Lopez and Aleida Ugarte.

 

Her godmother was Zoila Rosa, in whose footsteps she followed: she worked her whole life teaching pre-school.

 

Tania Marina Alvarez Guerra

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Born in Guanajay, Cuba on January 14, 1946, of Elio Rene Alvarez (Cuchú) and Sylvia Guerra.

Graduated from Boston University School of Law and moved to San Francisco where she has practiced as a solo practitioner in immigration law.

 

Lives with her partner, Marynieves Díaz Mendez, a writer and graduate of the University of Havana Medical School born in Cienfuegos, Cuba.

 

Carmucha Rumbaut Lindenmeyer

 

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Born María del Carmen Brigida de Jesús in Cuba on February 1, 1948 of Ricardo Rumbaut and Nené Lindenmeyer.
Married Orlando Peña Romero orlando.jpg  and had one son: 

 

  • Orlando, born in Havana July 23, 1985

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Carmucha lives in Havana, Cuba retired from a career in education.

 

Rubén Gustavo Rumbaut Riera

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Born in Havana, Cuba September 19, 1948 of Rubén Darío Rumbaut and Carmen Riera.

Married Irene Tienda Hernández and had one son:

 

 

Professor of sociology and author of Immigrant America, among other works. Living in Irvine, California.

 

Luis Eduardo Rumbaut Riera


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Born in Havana, Cuba October 27, 1949 of Rubén Darío Rumbaut and Carmen Riera.

Had one child with Beatriz Pérez-Gomez:

 

Married Elda Betancourt and had one child:

 

Elda died in June, 2000.

Luis practiced law for many years in Washington, D.C.

  

Ela Rosa Lopez Ugarte


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Born in Havana, Cuba on November 14, 1949 of Niso Lopez and Aleida Ugarte.

 

Graduated in Hispanic Language and Literature at the University of Havana. Worked as an editor at the Center for José Martí Studies in Havana.

 

Married Domingo Camueiras Ortiz, born March 20, 1951 in Havana. They had:

·         Diana, an ultrasonic cardiovascular technician

 

Ela Rosa divorced and later married Roberto Giraudy Izaguirre. They had:

·         Temis, who has a law degree

 

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Diana and Temis

 

Carlos Alberto Rumbaut Riera


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Born in Havana, Cuba November 11, 1950 of Rubén Darío Rumbaut and Carmen Riera.

Married and divorced Hendle Pendleton. They had one child:

 

Married and divorced Marilyn Hinton, with whom he adopted:

 

Retired from software engineering. Lives in Cedar Park, TX. Author of this family tree.

 

Lourdes Riera Sierra


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Born in Havana in 1952 of Gustavo Riera Villafuerte and Charo Sierra.

She married William Woodrow Winters, Jr. in Statesville, N.C. in 1974. They have one child

 

 

Retired from a career in teaching.

 

Miryam Rumbaut Riera

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Born in Havana, Cuba June 17, 1953 of Rubén Darío Rumbaut and Carmen Riera.

Married and divorced Jerry Bentley. They had two children:

 

 

Married Roger Mignot in 1997. Roger was born in September, 1948 in Lawrence, KS. and died in June, 2000.

Married and divorced Robert Wimhurst.

 

Irene Tienda Hernández

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Born in Detroit, MI in 1954 of Toribio Tienda Sánchez and Azucena Aurelia Hernández López.

Married and divorced and had two children:

 

  • Rob, born in 1979

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  • Audra, born in 1983

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Married Rubén Gustavo Rumbaut and had one boy:

 

Retired from General Motors after 30 years in Detroit.

 

Nancy Riera Sierra


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Born in Havana, Cuba in 1954 of Gustavo Riera Villafuerte and Charo Sierra.

She married and divorced Lawrence Manley Butler.  Their two children are

 

She later married Melton Wayne Johnson, aka Butch. His children (Nancy's stepchildren) are

·         Jeremy Scott Johnson (Scott)

·         Jennifer Emily Johnson (Jennie)


After a career in nursing, Nancy worked as a Medical Case Manager in Charlotte, N.C.

 

Carmen Rumbaut Riera

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Aka Mari Carmen.

Born María del Carmen in Havana, Cuba June 24, 1955 of Rubén Darío Rumbaut and Carmen Riera.

Married and divorced David Stirton, John Keller and Larry Daves.

 

angie_eleyna.jpgThe daughter of Larry Daves, Angelina (Angie) married Enardys Fernández and had:

 

·         Elayna, born February, 2015

·         Emery, born July, 2016

 

They currently live in Round Rock, Texas.

 


Among other things, Carmen practiced law and was deeply involved in Tibetan Buddhism.

 

Beatriz Riera Sierra

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Aka Bea.

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1955 of Gustavo Riera Villafuerte and Charo Sierra.

Retired from a career in education and counseling in Burlington, North Carolina.

Married John David Swajkoski in 1981 and had the following children:

 

 

Marta Lilian Alpendre Alvarez

Aka Maruchi.

Born in Cuba in 1956 of Manolo Alpendre and Marta Alvarez.

Married Dr. Steven Chavoustie and had four children:

 

·         Eric

·         Callie

·         Curt

·         Emily

 

Last given residence: Coral Gables, Florida.

 

Dugan Taylor

Born in 1957 of Tom Taylor and Mabren Lytle.

Married and divorced Michelle Rumbaut. They had two boys:

 

Gustavo Riera Sierra


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Aka Gus.


Born Gustavo Antonio in Havana in 1958 of Gustavo Riera Villafuerte and Charo Sierra.

He married Lyris Botelho in 1983. Lyris was born in Brazil.

 

Gus and Lyris have lived and worked in far-flung places such as Dubai and Thailand.

 

Estela Rosa García Rumbaut


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Born in Miami, FL January 2, 1961 of Héctor García and Carucha Rumbaut.

Works in the television industry in Miami, FL.

 

Michelle Rumbaut Riera


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Born in Albuquerque, NM July 29, 1963 of Rubén Darío Rumbaut and Carmen Riera.

She had two boys with Dugan Taylor:

 

Married to Steve White, MD, 14-4 and living at Cottonseed in Martindale, TX.

 

Profession:  Chief Strategy Officer at Guadalupe Regional Medical Center.

 

María Aurora García Rumbaut


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Aka Mabú, Mariah.


Born in Albuquerque, NM October 18, 1963 of Héctor García and Carucha Rumbaut.

Married Luis Rivero and had one son:

 

  • Jeffrey, born in April, 1995

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María died in Miami, FL in March, 2011.

 

Roberto Rumbaut Caballero

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Born Roberto Andrés Rumbaut Caballero in Cienfuegos, Cuba on November 20, 1963 of Roberto Flavio Rumbaut Lindenmeyer and Bertha Eloisa Caballero Hernandez.

Married to Paola Ahumada Cortez, professor of kinesiology. They live in Viña del Mar, Chile.


He first married Ana María Rivero Garzón and had a daughter,

 

His second marriage produced

  • Roberto Javier Rumbaut Vega, born 1994 in Cienfuegos, where he is currently an intern in medicine.

 

He married Patricia Oropeza Martinez, of Mexico, and had

  • Eduardo Guillermo Rumbaut Oropeza, born in Ciudad de Mexico in September, 2001 and currently residing in Viña del Mar.

 

Roberto was a professor of kinesiology and a physiotherapist at SEMEFIC (Servicio Médico y Dental Integral Cubano).

 

Jorge Luis Damián Rumbaut

Born September 27, 1963 in Cienfuegos of Luis Manuel Rumbaut Toledo and Ana J. Oliver Sánchez.

He maried Marta Castillo Hernandez and they had:

  • Inez Beatrice Rumbaut Castillo, born in Cienfuegos on March 13, 1984.

  

Alain Rumbaut Berrayarza

Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba October 6, 1967 of Ricardo Rumbaut Lindenmeyer and Carmen Berrayarza.

Worked as a medical technician in Cienfuegos.

 

Eduardo Rumbaut Caballero

Born Eduardo Esteban Rumbaut Caballero in Cienfuegos, Cuba on January 28, 1968 of Roberto Flavio Rumbaut Lindenmeyer and Bertha Eloisa Caballero Hernandez.

He is a physician specializing in internal medicine, graduate of the Facultad de Ciencias Medicas de Cienfuegos.

He married Yalili Gil Bartolome, a Cuban pediatrician, in 1997. They had:

 

·         Ana Laura Rumbaut Gil, born Dicember 2001

·         Eduardo Francisco Rumbaut Gil, born November 2004


Eduardo and Yalili founded SEMEFIC (Servicio Médico y Dental Integral Cubano) in Viña del Mar, Chile, where they currently reside.

 

  

Sasha María Rumbaut


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Born in Austin, TX February 20, 1972 of Carlos Alberto Rumbaut and Hendle Pendleton.

Graduated from UT Austin.

Sasha and Sean Clark had one boy,

  • Charles Alexander Clark, born March 30, 2003 in Austin.

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Sasha married Jimmie Willingham in August, 2006. They live in Leander, TX.

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Sasha is the author of The Banana Boat Story, which tells of how the Rumbaut-Riera family left Cuba and adapted to life in the U.S.

 

Adrián Rumbaut Rodríguez


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Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba February 27, 1973 of Ricardo Rumbaut Lindenmeyer and Moraina Rodríguez.

 

Married Liam Nodal González. Both their daughters were born in Cienfuegos:

·         Gemma

·         Gretta

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Painter and graphic artist living in Cienfuegos. Graduate of the National School of Art, has won several honors for his work.

 

Jessica Lynn Bentley

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Born in Tulsa, OK in 1976 of Jerry Bentley and Miryam Rumbaut.

Married Evan Peters in 1998 in Kansas City. They had three girls:

 

  • Elena Noelle, born October 3, 2002

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  • Ava Gabrielle, born October 3, 2002

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  • Clara Grace, born September 28, 2006

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Joshua Miguel Bentley

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Born in Tulsa, OK in 1979 of Jerry Bentley and Miryam Rumbaut.

 

Married Lisa Brewer in New Orleans, LA. They have two daughters:

 

·         Mila

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·         Mallory Grace, born 10/03/2016

 

 

 

Jessica Lynne Butler

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Born in Charlotte, NC in 1980 of Larry Butler and Nancy Riera.

 

William Matthew Winters

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Born in Statesville, NC in 1983 and adopted by Bill Winters and Lourdes Riera.

Jasmín Rumbaut


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Born in Washington, DC June 2, 1983 of Luis Eduardo Rumbaut and Beatriz Pérez-Gomez (the father of Beatriz, Salvador Pérez-Gomez, died in 2004).

 

Works as an independent translator.

 

Katherine Manley Butler

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Born in Charlotte, NC in 1985 of Larry Butler and Nancy Riera.


 

John David Jr. Swajkoski

 

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Born in 1985 in Burlington, NC of John Swajkoski and Beatriz Riera.

 

Mary Carol Swajkoski

 

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Born in 1988 in Burlington, NC of John Swajkoski and Beatriz Riera.


 

Andrea Rose Rumbaut


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Born in Austin, Texas on June 19, 1989.

Adopted at birth by Carlos Rumbaut and Marilyn Hinton (who was born in Jackson, Tennessee in 1950 of Robert Hinton and Julia Campbell).

 

Had one child,

  • Milo Barrett, born July 19, 2009

 

 

 

Anet Beatriz Rumbaut Rivero

 

Born March 11, 1990 in Cienfuegos, Cuba of Roberto Rumbaut Caballero and María Rivero Garzón.

 

Anet married musician Fabio Bosh Miguel, and they had one girl,

 

·         Beatriz Bosh Rumbaut, born July, 2012

 

The family lives in Cienfuegos, where Anet teaches at the university and is a translator and tourist guide.

 

Clint Taylor


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Born Clinton Travis in Seguin, TX in 1990 of Dugan Taylor and Michelle Rumbaut.

Pursued a PhD in neuroscience at University of Texas San Antonio.

 

Keegan Taylor


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Born in Seguin, TX in 1993 of Dugan Taylor and Michelle Rumbaut.

Graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.

 

Manager at Amazon in San Marcos, TX.

 

Luis Ernesto Rumbaut


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Born November 2, 1993 in Washington, DC of Luis Rumbaut and Elda Betancourt.

Elda died in June, 2000.

 

Rubén Darío Rumbaut Tienda

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Born in Detroit, MI in 1993 of Rubén Gustavo Rumbaut and Irene Tienda.

Graduated from the University of Michigan in 2015.  His passion has always been ice hockey.

 

 

 

Page last updated 04/05/2021

 

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