Maria Teresa Ocampo

9 April 1879–21 January 1953 (Age 73)
Manizales, Caldas, Colombia

The Life of Maria Teresa

When Maria Teresa Ocampo was born on 9 April 1879, in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia, her father, Jesus Maria Ocampo Buitrago, was 31 and her mother, Mariana Valencia, was 23. She married Pedro Antonio Rodas on 7 June 1895, in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 21 January 1953, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Antonio Rodas
1866–1927
Maria Teresa Ocampo
1879–1953
Marriage: 7 June 1895
Roberto Rodas
1899–1969
Adelfa Rodas Ocampo

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 June 1895
Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
children

(2)

    Male1899–1969Male

    Adelfa Rodas Ocampo

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    Jesus Maria Ocampo Buitrago

    Male1847–1910Male

    Mariana Valencia

    Female1855–1926Female

siblings

(5)

    Jesus María Ocampo Valencia

    Male1872–Male

    María Ocampo Valencia

    Female1875–Female

    Male1877–1945Male

    Female1879–1953Female

    Mauricio Ocampo Valencia

    Male–1894Male

World Events (4)

1899

Age 20

Thousand Days' War. Around 120,000 people die in civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Panama becomes an independent state.
1903

Age 24

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.
1922

Age 43

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

Name Meaning

Galician: topographic name meaning ‘the field’, from the Galician definite article o (masculine singular) + campo ‘field’ (Latin campus), or habitational name from a town of this name in Lugo province, Galicia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Teresa Ocampo in entry for Pedro Antonio Rodas, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"
  • Maria Teresa Ocampo, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"
  • María Teresa Ocampo, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"

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