Soila Elisa Zuñiga Guzman

Brief Life History of Soila Elisa

When Soila Elisa Zuñiga Guzman was born on 9 May 1866, in Tabarcia, Mora, San José, Costa Rica, her father, Blas Zuñiga Melendez, was 31 and her mother, Josefa Ramona Guzmán Meléndez, was 31. She died on 8 December 1915, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Blas Zuñiga Melendez
1835–1914
Josefa Ramona Guzmán Meléndez
1835–1912
Josefa Laureana Zuñiga Guzman
1856–
Rafael de Jesus Zuñiga Guzman
1858–
Gabriela Matilde Zuñiga Guzman
1860–1938
Rafaela Petronila Paula Zuñiga Guzman
1864–
Soila Elisa Zuñiga Guzman
1866–1915
Antonio del Espiritu Santo Zúñiga
1868–
María Nicolasa Zuñiga Guzman
1870–1889
María Eduvina de Jesus Zuñiga Guzman
1873–1944
Julián Cristóbal Zúñiga Guzmán
1875–
Eladio Zúñiga Guzmán
1877–
Maria Rosenda de Jesus Zuñiga Guzman
1879–
Mercedes Zúñiga Guzman
1881–1953
Clementina de Jesus Zuñiga Guzman
1882–
Soila Elisa Zúñiga Guzman
1888–

Sources (2)

  • Zoila Zuñiga Guzman, "Costa Rica, Registro Civil, 1823-1975"
  • Zoila Maria Elizia de Jesus Zúñiga Y Guzman, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"

World Events (1)

1874

American businessman Minor Cooper Keith brings the United Fruit Company and banana cultivation to Cost Rica. Keith originally arrived to oversee construction of the Atlantic Railroad, which would connect the coffee producing central plateau with the Caribbean coast.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Jesus, Jorge, Miguel, Pedro, Alberto, Francisco, Javier.

Basque (Zuñiga, Castilianized as Zúñiga): habitational name from a place in Navarre named Zuñiga (in Castilian: Zúñiga), from Basque zuin ‘cultivated field’ + iga ‘incline, slope’. Compare Suniga .

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

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