Santos Abad de la Riva

1752–29 January 1813 (Age 61)
Palencia, Palencia, Castilla y León, Spain

The Life of Santos

When Santos Abad de la Riva was born in 1752, in Palencia, Palencia, Castilla y León, Spain, his father, Santos Abad Toro, was 32 and his mother, Ángela de la Riva y Conde, was 32. He married María de la Luz Jiménez Martínez in 1789, in Yolombó, Antioquia, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 29 January 1813, in Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia, at the age of 61, and was buried in Cundinamarca, Colombia.

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Family Time Line

Santos Abad de la Riva
1752–1813
María de la Luz Jiménez Martínez
1768–1824
Marriage: 1789
Esteban Antonio Abad Jimenez
1787–1861
Maria Micaela Abad Jimenez
1789–
Ana Paula Abad Jimenez
–1876
Patricio Abad Jiménez
Juan Crisóstomo Abad Jiménez
1794–
José Antonio Abad Jiménez
1795–
Maria Del Rosario Abad Jimenez
1797–1862
Florentina Abad Jiménez
1800–1894
María Josefa Pantaleona Abad Jiménez
1801–
Jose Patricio Abad Jimenez
1803–
Maria Manuela Abad Jiménez
1804–1886
Ramon Maria Abad Jimenez
1808–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1789
Yolombó, Antioquia, Colombia
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1763

Age 11

Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.
1808

Age 56

French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814.
1810

Age 58

The King of Spain is overthrown by Napoleon.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: nickname from abad ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis, from the Aramaic word meaning ‘father’). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest.2 Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ῾Abbād ‘devoted worshiper’ or ‘servant’. The banu (tribe) ῾Abbād claims descent from the ancient Lakhmid kings of al-Ḥirah. The founder of the ῾Abbadids of Seville was Muhammad bin ῾Abbād ( 1023–42 ), whose son ῾Abbād succeeded his father as chamberlain to the pretended khalif, but was soon ruling in his own right under the honorific title al-Muta῾id ‘petitioner for justice (from Allah)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Santos Abad en el registro de Florentina Abad Jiménez, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2018"
  • Abad in entry for Crus Mejia, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"
  • Santos Abad in entry for Patricio Abad, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"

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