Ana Rosa Carvajal Padilla

26 June 1896–1996 (Age 99)
Molagavita, Santander, Colombia

The Life of Ana Rosa

When Ana Rosa Carvajal Padilla was born on 26 June 1896, in Molagavita, Santander, Colombia, her father, Tomás Adolfo Carvajal Prada, was 25 and her mother, Gumercinda Padilla Mejia, was 26. She married Salvador Mejia Suárez on 18 January 1918, in Molagavita, Santander, Colombia. She died in 1996, in her hometown, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Salvador Mejia Suárez
Ana Rosa Carvajal Padilla
Marriage: 18 January 1918

Spouse and Children

18 January 1918
Molagavita, Santander, Colombia

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World Events (5)


Age 3

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

Age 7

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 26

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

Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived near an oak grove, from a collective noun derivative of carvallo ‘oak’, or a habitational name from a place so named, for example in Málaga province. Compare Carbajal .

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

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