Juan Dionicio Garcia Simanca

1876–1978 (Age 102)
San Jacinto, Bolívar, Colombia

The Life of Juan Dionicio

Juan Dionicio Garcia Simanca was born on 7 April 1876, in San Jacinto, Bolívar, Colombia as the son of Dionisio Garcia. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Ana Lucía Padilla Ardila. He died on 13 April 1978, in San Juan Nepomuceno, Bolívar, Colombia, at the age of 102, and was buried in San Juan Nepomuceno, San Juan Nepomuceno, Bolívar, Colombia.

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Juan Dionicio Garcia Simanca
Ana Lucía Padilla Ardila
Juan Dionicio Garcia Padilla
Luis Enrique Garcia Padilla
Carmela García Padilla
Berta Marina Garcia Padilla
Silvia Ester Garcia Padilla
Pedro Saleciano Garcia Padilla
Ines Lucía García Padilla
Galo Apolinar Garcia Padilla

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+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Dionisio Garcia




World Events (4)


Age 23

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

Age 27

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 46

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Juan García en el registro de Joaquín Contreras Osorio, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2018"
  • Juan Garcia en el registro de Juan Dionisio Garcia Padilla, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2018"
  • Juan Garcia en el registro de Juan Bautista Castro, "Colombia, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1576-2018"

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