Benito Ramon de La Merced Morgado

from 4 March 1870 to 3 April 1870–before 1970 (Age 99)
San Sebastián, Aragua, Venezuela

The Life of Benito Ramon de La Merced

When Benito Ramon de La Merced Morgado was born from 4 March 1870 to 3 April 1870, in San Sebastián, Aragua, Venezuela, his father, Epifanio Morgado, was 15 and his mother, Eduviges Galindo, was 15. He died before 1970, in Venezuela, at the age of 98.

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Epifanio Morgado
Eduviges Galindo
Benito Ramon de La Merced Morgado

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World Events (5)


Age 29

An international tribunal in Paris ruled on a border dispute between Venezuela and British Guiana (Guyana). Britain received most of the claim for the Essequibo region, close to 111,000 square miles. Venezuela was represented by 2 U.S. judges and the chairman of the panel was Russian jurist Frederic de Martens. Venezuela rejected this decision in the 1960s.

Age 29

Cipriano Castro served as president of Venezuela.

Age 59

Venezuela was the world's largest exporter of oil.

Name Meaning

Portuguese and Spanish: distinguishing name for the eldest son of a family, from Portuguese morgado ‘firstborn’, ‘heir’, Late Latin maioricatus, a derivative of maior ( see Mayor 2).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Benito Ramon De La Merced Morgado - Church record: Baptism record or certificate: birth-name: Benito Ramon De La Merced Morgado

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