Lidia Elizabeth Quisquinay Melgarejo

Female26 January 1965–25 May 1999

Brief Life History of Lidia Elizabeth

When Lidia Elizabeth Quisquinay Melgarejo was born on 26 January 1965, in Guatemala, her father, Damian Quisquinay Choroque, was 28 and her mother, Maria Nieves Melgarejo Hernandez, was 27. She died on 25 May 1999, in her hometown, at the age of 34.

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Damian Quisquinay Choroque
Maria Nieves Melgarejo Hernandez
Lidia Elizabeth Quisquinay Melgarejo

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    World Events (3)


    Age 11

    A major earthquake struck Guatemala causing around 23,000 deaths and $700 million in damage.


    Age 17

    General Efrain Rios Montt seized power from Pres. Lucas Garcia. Under his 17-month rule the army burned Indian villages and killed thousands of suspected leftists. Montt established the Guatemalan Republican Front (FRG).


    Age 20

    Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arevalo was elected president. He was a civilian. A new constitution was written and Congress was reconvened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Enrique, Francisca, Gerardo, Mario, Pablo, Rafael, Rodolfo, Adolfo, Alfredo, Ana, Ana Paula.

    Spanish (southern): topographic name from a diminutive of melgar, a collective derivative of mielga ‘lucerne’ (see Melgar ).

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

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