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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Juan de los Santos Velasco Velasco
Sagrario Forero Salinas
Marriage: 24 May 1888
Melitón Velasco Forero
María Velasco Forero
Nicomedes Serafín Velasco Forero
José Serafín Velasco Forero
María Emperatríz Velasco Forero
Irene Velasco Forero
Pilar Velasco Forero
José de los Santos Velasco Forero

Spouse and Children

24 May 1888
Jesús María, Santander, Colombia


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Francisco Antonio Velasco Osma


    Presentación Velasco




+8 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 24

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

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.

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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