Obdulia Carreño Duran

April 1865–27 October 1922 (Age 57)
Umpalá, Santander, Colombia

The Life of Obdulia

When Obdulia Carreño Duran was born in April 1865, in Umpalá, Santander, Colombia, her father, Luis Carreño Niño, was 35 and her mother, Remigia Duran, was 35. She married Santiago Rangel Ballesteros on 12 July 1881, in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 27 October 1922, in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Santiago Rangel Ballesteros
Obdulia Carreño Duran
Marriage: 12 July 1881
Concepcion Rangel Carreño
Francisco Rangel Carreño
Mateo Rangel Carreño
Esteban Rangel Carreño
Juan Pablo Rangel Carreño
Simon Rangel Carreño
Custodio Rangel Carreño
Jose Del Rosario Rangel Carreño

Spouse and Children

12 July 1881
Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 34

Thousand Days' War. Around 120,000 people die in civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Panama becomes an independent state.

Age 38

Panama seceded from Colombia with U.S. backing and allows U.S. control over the strip of land now known as the Panama Canal zone.

Age 57

The United States pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Carreño): Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Carreñu, a habitational name from a place called Carreñu in Asturies.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adelia Carrillo en el registro de Custodio Rangel Carrillo, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2017"
  • Obdulia Carreño en el registro de Juan Pablo Ranjel Carreño, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2017"
  • Obdulia Carreño in entry for Pablo Rangel and Ana Victoria Acebedo, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2014"

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