María Felisa Peña

about 1852–about 1953 (Age 101)
Junín, Cundinamarca, Colombia

The Life of María Felisa

When María Felisa Peña was born about 1852, in Junín, Cundinamarca, Colombia, her father, Segundo Peña, was -3 and her mother, Antonia, was -2. She died about 1953, in Medina, Cundinamarca, Colombia, at the age of 101.

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    Segundo Peña






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World Events (4)


Age 47

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

Age 51

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 70

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (Peña), Catalan, Portuguese, and Galician: topographic name for someone who lived near a crag or cliff, Spanish peña, Catalan, Galician, and Portuguese pena, a common element of place names.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: María Felisa Peña - Individual or family possessions: death: about 1953; Medina, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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