Juan de los Santos Velasco Velasco

1875–1954 (Age 79)
Jesús María, Santander, Colombia

The Life of Juan de los Santos

When Juan de los Santos Velasco Velasco was born about 1875, in Jesús María, Santander, Colombia, his father, Francisco Antonio Velasco Osma, was 41 and his mother, Presentación Velasco, was 39. He married Sagrario Forero Salinas on 24 May 1888, in Jesús María, Santander, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died about 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Juan de los Santos Velasco Velasco
1875–1954
Sagrario Forero Salinas
1876–1960
Marriage: 24 May 1888
Melitón Velasco Forero
1891–1979
María Velasco Forero
1891–
Nicomedes Serafín Velasco Forero
1893–
José Serafín Velasco Forero
1895–1896
María Emperatríz Velasco Forero
1897–
Irene Velasco Forero
1901–
Pilar Velasco Forero
1902–
José de los Santos Velasco Forero
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1888
Jesús María, Santander, Colombia
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Francisco Antonio Velasco Osma

    Male1834–1914Male

    Presentación Velasco

    Female1836–1916Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1899

Age 24

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

Age 28

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 47

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

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. from the personal name Velasco, Belasco, formed with Basque bel- ‘raven’ + the diminutive suffix -sco. 2. in some cases possibly a habitational name from any of various places in Logroño, Soria, and Seville provinces named Velasco.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Partida de Matrimonio de Juan de los Santos Velasco Velasco y Sagrario Forero Salinas -

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