Maria Castro Arrechea

1896–1996 (Age 100)
Guatemala

The Life of Maria

When Maria Castro Arrechea was born in 1896, in Guatemala, her father, Jose Salvador Castro Menendez., was 42 and her mother, Maria Dolores Arrechea Capuron, was 30. She married Antonio Villanova about 1915, in Guatemala. She died about 1996, in her hometown, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Antonio Villanova
1891–1991
Maria Castro Arrechea
1896–1996
Marriage: about 1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1915
Guatemala

Parents and Siblings

    Jose Salvador Castro Menendez.

    Male1854–1898Male

    Maria Dolores Arrechea Capuron

    Female1866–1898Female

siblings

(11)

    Maria Mercedes Castro Arrechea

    Female1883–Female

    Manuel Jose Castro Arrechea

    Male1885–Male

    Female1887–1985Female

    Maria Margarita Castro Arrechea

    Female1889–1889Female

    Female1890–1970Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1906

Age 10

The United States company called the United Fruit Company (now Chiquita Brands International) began developing banana plantations in Guatemala.
1941

Age 45

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.
1944

Age 48

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Name Meaning

Galician, Portuguese, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name from castro ‘castle’, ‘fortress’ (Latin castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’): in Galicia and also in northern Portugal a habitational name from any of various places named with this word; in Italy either a topographic name or a habitational name.

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

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