Maria del Socorro Velasquez Jimenez

1917–2013 (Age 96)
Arjona, Bolívar, Colombia

The Life of Maria del Socorro

When Maria del Socorro Velasquez Jimenez was born on 5 January 1917, in Arjona, Bolívar, Colombia, her father, Teofilo Velasquez jimenez, was 20 and her mother, Lola Jimenez Velez, was 19. She married Alberto Enrique Sierra Sabalza on 5 November 1939, in Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 18 October 2013, in Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Maria del Socorro Velasquez Jimenez
Alberto Enrique Sierra Sabalza
Marriage: 5 November 1939
Alverto Sierra Velasquez
Mevel Sierra Velasquez
Marta Sierra Velasquez

Spouse & Children

5 November 1939
Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia


Parents & Siblings

  • Teofilo Velasquez jimenez


  • Female1898–1948Female



World Events (5)


Age 5

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

Age 22

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

Age 72

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (Velásquez): patronymic from the personal name Velasco .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • María del Socorro Velasquez, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2017"

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