Rafaela Sanchez

about 1895–about 1949 (Age 54)
Boconó, Trujillo, Venezuela

The Life of Rafaela

Rafaela Sanchez was born about 1895, in Boconó, Trujillo, Venezuela. She married Felix Fonseca about 1910, in Boconó, Trujillo, Venezuela. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died about 1949, in her hometown, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Felix Fonseca
Rafaela Sanchez
Marriage: about 1910
Marcos Fonseca Sanchez
Juana Paula Fonseca Sanchez
Bonifacia Fonseca Sanchez

Spouse and Children

    Felix Fonseca



about 1910
Boconó, Trujillo, Venezuela


World Events (5)


Age 4

An international tribunal in Paris ruled on a border dispute between Venezuela and British Guiana (Guyana). Britain received most of the claim for the Essequibo region, close to 111,000 square miles. Venezuela was represented by 2 U.S. judges and the chairman of the panel was Russian jurist Frederic de Martens. Venezuela rejected this decision in the 1960s.

Age 4

Cipriano Castro served as president of Venezuela.

Age 19

Venezuela's 1st oil gusher was drilled near Lake Maracibo.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Sánchez): patronymic from the personal name Sancho .

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

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