María del Rosario Vargas Morales

1 November 1919–30 June 2006 (Age 86)
Río Hondo, Río Hondo, Zacapa, Guatemala

The Life of María del Rosario

When María del Rosario Vargas Morales was born on 1 November 1919, in Río Hondo, Río Hondo, Zacapa, Guatemala, her father, Cruz Vargas, was 26 and her mother, Teresa Morales Orellana, was 21. She married Pedro Vargas Suchite in 1940. She died on 30 June 2006, in Zacapa, Guatemala, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Vargas Suchite
María del Rosario Vargas Morales
Marriage: 1940

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    Cruz Vargas


    Teresa Morales Orellana




    Sabina Vargas Morales


    Pedro Vargas Morales


    Jose Facundo Vargas Morales



    Bartolomé Vargas


+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 22

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.

Age 25

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Age 26

A constitution was adopted. Juan Jose Arevalo became the president. He encouraged education and medical improvements.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from Vargas in Santander province, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term used in various senses: ‘(thatched) hut’, ‘steep slope’, or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marìa del Rosario Vargas Morales, "Guatemala Civil Registration, 1868-2008"
  • María del Rosario Vargas Morales, "Guatemala Civil Registration, 1868-2008"
  • Maria del Rosario Vargas, "Guatemala Civil Registration, 1868-2008"

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