Juan Antonio Escalante

Brief Life History of Juan Antonio

Juan Antonio Escalante was born on 16 May 1883, in Simón Rodriguez, Táchira, Venezuela as the son of Valeriana Escalante. He married Elena Escalante Castillo Ramirez on 6 November 1908, in Simón Rodriguez, Táchira, Venezuela. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He died about 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 103.

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Family Time Line

Juan Antonio Escalante
1883–about 1985
Elena Escalante Castillo Ramirez
1890–1991
Marriage: 6 November 1908
MERCEDES DOLORES ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1909–
ANTONIO MARIA ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1915–1917
ANA DORILA DEL CARMEN ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1917–1991
Vicencino Escalante Castillo
1911–1943
Miguel Arcángel Escalante Castillo
1912–1998
FELIX ANTONIO ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1914–
MARIA OLIVIA ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1915–
AMABLE ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1919–
JOSÉ ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1921–
SAMUEL ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1922–
EVA EDILIA ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1924–
ALVI ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1926–
CLORI ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1928–1999
EBER ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1930–
GRACIELA DEL CARMEN ESCALANTE CASTILLO
1936–1992

Sources (21)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Antonio Escalante - Government record: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Antonio Escalante
  • Legacy NFS Source: Antonio Escalante - death: about 1985; San Simón, Táchira, Venezuela
  • Castillo Escalante, "Venezuela, Registro Civil, 1873-2003"

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World Events (7)

1899

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.

1899

Cipriano Castro served as president of Venezuela.

1914

Venezuela's 1st oil gusher was drilled near Lake Maracibo.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Jorge, Jesus, Carlos, Francisco, Pedro, Roberto, Lupe, Ernesto, Fernando.

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Santoña in Cantabria, whose name derives from escala ‘ladder’ (from Latin scala), referring to a terraced slope.

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

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