Maria Anastasia Chacón

1881–1963 (Age 82)
Toledo, Norte de Santander, Colombia

The Life of Maria Anastasia

When Maria Anastasia Chacón was born in 1881, in Toledo, Norte de Santander, Colombia, her father, Francisco Chacon, was 25 and her mother, María Salomé Contreras, was 25. She married Bruno Gelves Parada on 20 September 1899, in San Luis, Sardinata, Norte de Santander, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 30 July 1963, in San Cristóbal, Táchira, Venezuela, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Maria Anastasia Chacón
1881–1963
Bruno Gelves Parada
1874–
Marriage: 20 September 1899
Angel Maria Gelves Chacon
1900–1980
Jesus Maria Agelvis Chacon
1902–1972
Natividad Gelvez
1904–1984
Maria Mauricia Agelvis Chacon
1906–2002
Juan de Dios Agelvis Chacon
1909–1993
Salvador Agelvis Chacon
1911–2002
Maria Ines Agelvis Chacon
1917–2008

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 September 1899
San Luis, Sardinata, Norte de Santander, Colombia
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Francisco Chacon

    Male1856–Male

  • María Salomé Contreras

    Female1856–Female

siblings

(6)

  • Female1881–1963Female

  • Jose Antonio Chacon Contreras

    Male1882–Male

  • Female1887–1978Female

  • Andres Chacon Contreras

    Male1892–Male

  • Celestina Chacon

    Female1894–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1899

Age 18

Thousand Days' War. Around 120,000 people die in civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Panama becomes an independent state.
1899

Age 18

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.
1903

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Chacón): nickname from chacón ‘gecko’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Norberta Chacón en el registro de Jesús María Agelvis y Socorro Chacón, "Venezuela, Diócesis de San Cristóbal, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1601-1962"
  • Norverta Chacon en el registro de Maria Ynés Gelvez, "Colombia bautismos, 1630-1950"
  • Anastacia Chacón en el registro de Maria de los Angeles Gelves, "Colombia bautismos, 1630-1950"

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