Vicente Duque Contreras

Brief Life History of Vicente

When Vicente Duque Contreras was born on 5 April 1741, in La Grita, Jáuregui, Táchira, Venezuela, his father, Clemente Duque, was 40 and his mother, Maria Ana Contreras Morales, was 37. He had at least 1 daughter with Francisca Martel. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Vicente Duque Contreras
1741–
Manuela Mora Sánchez
1740–1823
Juana Francisca Duque Mora
1769–
Luciano Ramón Duque Mora
1775–
María Lucia Duque Mora
1778–
María del Rosario Duque Mora
1781–
José María Duque Mora
1784–1860
Antonio Lorenzo Duque Mora
1777–1861
Juan Antonio Duque Mora
1779–1842
Félix de la Cruz Duque Mora
1782–1859

Sources (15)

  • Jn Bisente Duque en el registro de Félix de la Cruz Duque, "Venezuela, Diócesis de San Cristóbal, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1601-1962"
  • Vicente Duqe en el registro de Manuela Mora, "Venezuela, Diócesis de San Cristóbal, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1601-1962"
  • Victe Duque en el registro de Feliz de la Cruz Duque y María Casilda Sánchez, "Venezuela, Diócesis de San Cristóbal, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1601-1962"

World Events (4)

1819

General Simon Bolivar defeats royalist forces in the Battle of Boyaca and the Republic of Colombia (also known as Gran Colombia) is proclaimed on December 17, consisting of Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador.

1821

In the Battle of Carabobo, Bolivar defeated the royalists outside of Caracas.

1859

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Juan, Jorge, Mario, Fernando, Luis, Francisco, Manuel, Miguel, Diego, Javier.

Spanish and Portuguese: from duque ‘duke’ (from Latin dux, genitive ducis ‘leader’), an occupational name for someone who worked in the household of a duke, or as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces.

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

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