Joaquin Federico Mateo Rius y Matas

1880–1953 (Age 73)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

The Life of Joaquin Federico Mateo

Joaquin Federico Mateo Rius y Matas was born in 1880, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as the son of Bartolomé Pedro Rius y Lladó and Josefa Matas y Yordá. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Candelaria Recoder y Ros. He died in 1953, in Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, at the age of 73.

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Joaquin Federico Mateo Rius y Matas
Candelaria Recoder y Ros
Josefa Candelaria Concepción Rius Recoder
María de la Concepción Rius Recoder
Joaquín Bernardo Pedro Rius Recoder
María del Carmen Rius Recoder

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Bartolomé Pedro Rius y Lladó


    Josefa Matas y Yordá




World Events (7)

1883 · "The """"Sagrada Familia"""" Cathedral in Barcelona begins construction"

Age 3

Architect Antoni Gaudi begins work on what would be a historical landmark cathedral in Barcelona, Spain.
1898 · Tancament de caixes

Age 18

"""Tancament de caixes"" (closing of the cashboxes), a protest that consisted of shutting down business and industrial establishments in order to stop paying tax without it being illegal. Spanish Goverment declares Martial law."

Age 23

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

1 Scandinavian: nickname from ris ‘twigs’, ‘scrub’, or a habitational name from any of several places so named in Denmark.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Ris, from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joaquin Rins Mata in entry for Maria de la Concepcion Rins Mata Recoder, "Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975"
  • Joaquin Ruiz Y Matas in entry for Joaquin Bernardo Pedro Ruiz Y Matas Recoder Y Ros, "Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992"
  • Joaquín Ruiz in entry for María de la Concepción Ruiz Recoder, "Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975"

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