Veracruz Barrios Tobar

8 October 1935–1 May 2007 (Age 71)
Catarina, Catarina, San Marcos, Guatemala

The Life of Veracruz

When Veracruz Barrios Tobar was born on 8 October 1935, in Catarina, Catarina, San Marcos, Guatemala, his father, Genaro Barrios Mazariegos, was 53 and his mother, Maria Josefina Tovar Mazariegos, was 24. He had at least 3 sons with Berta Beatriz Laparra. He died on 1 May 2007, in his hometown, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Veracruz Barrios Tobar
Berta Beatriz Laparra
Donaldo Aurelio Barrios Laparra
José Antonio Barrios Laparra
Osman Roberto Barrios Laparra

Spouse and Children



    Donaldo Aurelio Barrios Laparra



    Osman Roberto Barrios Laparra


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World Events (7)


Age 6

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.

Age 9

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Age 28

Colonel Enrique Peralta becomes president following the assassination of Castillo.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Spanish barrio ‘outlying suburb’ (especially an impoverished one), ‘slum’, from Arabic barr ‘suburb’, ‘dependent village’. It may also be a topographic name for someone originating from a barrio.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Veracrúz Barrios Tobar in entry for Donaldo Aurelio Barrios Laparra, "Guatemala, San Marcos, Civil Registration, 1877-1994"
  • Veracruz Barrios Tovar in entry for Osman Roberto Barrios Laparra, "Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994"
  • Veracruz Barrios in entry for José Antonio Barrios Laparra, "Guatemala, San Marcos, Civil Registration, 1877-1994"

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