Encarnación Niño

Brief Life History of Encarnación

When Encarnación Niño was born on 25 March 1916, in Cerrito, García Rovira, Santander, Colombia, her father, Emeterio Timoleon Obtulio Meneses Duarte, was 59 and her mother, Maria Luisa Niño Ortiz, was 29. She married José Bautista Espinosa Quintero on 2 October 1933, in Concepción, Santander, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 April 2001, in Bogotá D. C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bogotá D. C., Cundinamarca, Colombia.

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Family Time Line

José Bautista Espinosa Quintero
Encarnación Niño
Marriage: 2 October 1933
María Inés Espinosa Niño
Carlos Humberto Espinosa Niño
Jaime de Jesús Espinosa Niño
Víctor Manuel Espinosa Niño

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Encarnacion Niño - Government record: death: 3 April 2001; Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  • María Encarnación Niño, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2018"

World Events (3)


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


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


The United States aid Colombia against drug dealers. They supply the Colombian government with military equipment and advisory.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Manuel, Jesus, Luis, Raul, Ruben, Alfredo, Andres, Arturo, Jaime.

Spanish (Niño): nickname from niño ‘child, boy’. This was often given to a first-born son as a familiar name.

Italian: from the personal name Nino, a short form of Antonino or Giovannino, pet forms of Antonio and Giovanni , respectively. Compare De Nino .

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

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El abuelo conoció a la abuela María cuando estaba construyendo una carretera. La vio salir del colegio y quedo facinado, ella era una niña aun no tenia la mayoria de edad. Tuvieron 11 hijos en total.

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