Maria Francisca Arango Ruiz

23 October 1874–
La Unión, Antioquia, Colombia

The Life of Maria Francisca

When Maria Francisca Arango Ruiz was born on 23 October 1874, her father, Lucas Arango Botero, was 26 and her mother, Maria Jesus Nicolasa Ruiz Echeverri, was 29. She married Belizario Villegas Arango about 1894, in Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died in Antioquia, Colombia.

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Family Time Line

Belizario Villegas Arango
1874–
Maria Francisca Arango Ruiz
1874–
Marriage: about 1894
Gabriel Villegas Arango
1895–1976
Luis Alfonso Villegas Arango
1897–1997
Carlos Villegas Arango
1903–1907
Sofia Villegas Arango
1905–
Roberto Villegas Arango
1910–1996
Ester Villegas Arango
1901–1984
Gustavo Villegas Arango
1907–1950
Alicia " Maruja" Villegas Arango
1908–
Margarita Villegas Arango
1912–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1894
Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Female1874–Female

    Barbara Arango Ruiz

    Female1876–1876Female

    Bárbara Arango Ruiz

    Female1878–Female

    Luis Enrique Arango Ruiz

    Male1881–Male

    Maria Antonia Arango Ruiz

    Female1887–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (5)

1899

Age 25

Thousand Days' War. Around 120,000 people die in civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Panama becomes an independent state.
1903

Age 29

Panama seceded from Colombia with U.S. backing and allows U.S. control over the strip of land now known as the Panama Canal zone.
1922

Age 48

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

Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Arangu, a habitational name from a place named Arangu in Asturies.

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

Sources (2)

  • María Francisca Arango in entry for Belisario Villegas, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"
  • María Francisca Arango Ruiz, "Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018"

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