Esperanza Betancourt Cuartas


Brief Life History of Esperanza

When Esperanza Betancourt Cuartas was born in 1905, in Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia, her father, Miguel Betancourt Madrid, was 27 and her mother, Rosa Irene Cuartas Orrego, was 37. She married Pedro Pablo Palacio Cuartas in 1922, in Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1985, at the age of 80.

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Pedro Pablo Palacio Cuartas
Esperanza Betancourt Cuartas
Marriage: 1922
Pedro Pablo Palacio Betancur
Maria Adelaida Palacio Betancur
Noe Betancurt Cuartas
Octavio Betancurt Cuartas

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  • Marriage
    1922Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 17

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


    Age 34

    World War II. Colombia helps the United States to keep the Panama Canal open.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Carlos, Jorge, Manuel, Raul, Juan, Miguel, Ruben, Jesus, Ana, Angel.

    Spanish (Canary Islands): altered form of French Béthencourt, the name of the first conqueror of the Canary Islands (see Bethencourt ). This surname is rare in the Canary Islands; it is most common in Latin America. Compare Bentancourt , Betancourth , Betancur , and Bethancourt .

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

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