Jose Mercedes Rodriguez

Maleabout 1919–9 December 2001

Brief Life History of Jose Mercedes

When Jose Mercedes Rodriguez was born about 1919, in Cantaura, Anzoátegui, Venezuela, his father, Policarpio Rodriguez, was 20 and his mother, Dolores Agapita Pastrano, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Ramona Avache. He died on 9 December 2001, in Maturín, Monagas, Venezuela, at the age of 83.

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Jose Mercedes Rodriguez
Ramona Avache
Jose Ramon Rodriguez Avache

Sources (2)

  • José Mercedes Rodríguez, "Venezuela, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1577-1995"
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World Events (6)


Age 10

Venezuela was the world's largest exporter of oil.


Age 28

President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela's first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the U.S.


Age 35

The Caracas Convention established ground rules for political sanctuary in Latin America.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Jesus, Francisco, Jorge, Pedro, Raul, Miguel, Roberto, Ramon, Rafael. Portuguese Wenceslao, Ligia, Catarina, Paulo, Joaquim, Omero, Joao, Wenseslao, Adauto, Albeiro, Godofredo.

Spanish (Rodríguez) and Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Rodrigo . Rodriguez (including in the sense 2 below) is the ninth most frequent surname in the US. Compare De Rodriguez and Rodriquez .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Iberian surname (see above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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