Jorge Marquez Romero

1854–1954 (Age 100)
Machiques, Zulia, Venezuela

The Life of Jorge

When Jorge Marquez Romero was born in 1854, in Machiques, Zulia, Venezuela, his father, Francisco Marquez, was 25 and his mother, Francisca Romero, was 21. He married Belen Martínez De La Cruz on 4 November 1879, in Machiques, Zulia, Venezuela. He died before 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 99.

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Jorge Marquez Romero
Belen Martínez De La Cruz
Marriage: 4 November 1879

Spouse and Children


    Belen Martínez De La Cruz


4 November 1879
Machiques, Zulia, Venezuela

Parents and Siblings

    Francisco Marquez


    Francisca Romero




World Events (7)


Age 5

The Federal War began in Venezuela. Ezequiel Zamora (1817-1860) led the Federalist Army until his assassination on Jan 10, 1860.

Age 6

Ezequiel Zamora (1817-1860), leader of the Federalist Army in Venezuela, was assassinated.

Age 45

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.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Márquez): patronymic from the personal name Marcos .

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

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