Carlos Alfredo Mejía Vásquez

24 January 1946–13 March 1994 (Age 48)
El Jícaro, El Progreso, Guatemala

The Life of Carlos Alfredo

When Carlos Alfredo Mejía Vásquez was born on 24 January 1946, in El Jícaro, El Progreso, Guatemala, his father, Francisco Javier Mejía Marín, was 34 and his mother, Rosalina Vásquez Paíz, was 26. He died on 13 March 1994, in his hometown, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Javier Mejía Marín
1912–1993
Rosalina Vásquez Paíz
1919–1995
Cesar Augusto Mejía Vásquez
1939–2009
Francisco Javier Mejía Vásquez
1942–2008
Carlos Alfredo Mejía Vásquez
1946–1994
Luis Alfonzo Mejía Vásquez
1954–2009

Parents and Siblings

    Francisco Javier Mejía Marín

    Male1912–1993Male

    Rosalina Vásquez Paíz

    Female1919–1995Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1952

Age 6

The government began to take over privately owned land and distribute it among landless peasants. Large areas owned by the United Fruit company were taken as part of this government program.
1963

Age 17

Colonel Enrique Peralta becomes president following the assassination of Castillo.
1976

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (Mejía): probably from a religious byname (possibly under Jewish influence), from a vernacular form of Latin, Greek Messias ‘Messiah’, from Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘anointed’.

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

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  • Carlos Alfredo Mejía Vásquez, "Guatemala, El Progreso, RENAP Registro Civil, 1877-1994"
  • Carlos Alfredo Mejía Vásquez, "Guatemala, El Progreso, RENAP Registro Civil, 1877-1994"

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