María Candelaria Carrillo Santos

4 May 1868–1954

The Life Summary of María Candelaria

When María Candelaria Carrillo Santos was born on 4 May 1868, in Chile, her father, Pedro Maria Carrillo Mendoza, was 24 and her mother, Ramona Santos Retamal, was 22. She married Amador Arevalo Zapata on 25 March 1892, in Arauco, Arauco, Chile. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She was buried in Arauco, Chile.

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Family Time Line

Amador Arevalo Zapata
María Candelaria Carrillo Santos
Marriage: 25 March 1892
Felicidad Arevalo Carrillo
Gilberto Arevalo Carrillo
María Faustina Arevalo Carrillo
Juan Agustin Arevalo Carrillo
Ana Luisa Arevalo Carrillo
Marcelina del Carmen Arevalo Carrillo
Rosa del Carmen Arevalo Carrillo
Virginio Arevalo Carrillo
Guillermo Arevalo Carrillo
Laura Ester Arevalo Carrillo
José Jil Arévalo Carrillo
Susana Arevalo Carrillo
Jose Orlando Arevalo Carrillo

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1892Arauco, Arauco, Chile
  • Children


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    +12 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 11
    War of the Pacific. Chile wages war against Bolivia and Peru.
    Age 15
    Chile seals victory with Treaty of Ancón.
    Age 23
    Civil war. Supporters of President José Manuel Balmaceda Fernández fight against supporters of Congress. The congressional cupporters win.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Jesus, Manuel, Luis, Pedro, Francisco, Ruben, Miguel, Roberto, Mario.Spanish: nickname for a person with some peculiarity of the cheek or jaw, Spanish carrillo. The word appears to be a diminutive of carro ‘cart, wagon’, and it has been suggested that the reference is to the movements of the jaw in chewing. The surname may also have denoted originally a bold or shameless person; for the semantic development compare Cheek .Italian (Campania): probably from a diminutive of carro (see Carro ), unless it derives from the Spanish (see 1 above).

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Unknown, "Chile, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1633-2015"
    • Unknown, "Chile, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1633-2015"
    • María Carrillo Soto in entry for Rosa Arebalo Carballo, "Chile, Civil Registration, 1885-1932"

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