José Alejandro Vargas Buitrago

about 1921–10 July 1996 (Age 75)
Sibaté, Cundinamarca, Colombia

The Life of José Alejandro

When José Alejandro Vargas Buitrago was born about 1921, in Sibaté, Cundinamarca, Colombia, his father, Alejandro Vargas, was 36 and his mother, Sacramento Buitrago Mayorga, was 24. He died on 10 July 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Alejandro Vargas
1885–1994
Sacramento Buitrago Mayorga
1897–1976
Marco Antonio Vargas Buitrago
1917–1999
Aracely Vargas Buitrago
1918–1975
María Dolores Vargas Buitrago
1919–
José Alejandro Vargas Buitrago
1921–1996
Ana Delia Vargas Buitrago
1922–
Elvira Vargas Buitrago
1923–
Margarita Vargas Buitrago
1920–2006

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World Events (3)

1922

Age 1

The United States pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama.
1939

Age 18

World War II. Colombia helps the United States to keep the Panama Canal open.
1989

Age 68

The United States aid Colombia against drug dealers. They supply the Colombian government with military equipment and advisory.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from Vargas in Santander province, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term used in various senses: ‘(thatched) hut’, ‘steep slope’, or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’.

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

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