General Luciano Astorga Fonseca

Male 1884 - 1966  (81 years)


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  • Name General Luciano Astorga Fonseca 
    • Bith record has the name as 'Jose Luciano de Jesus Astorga'.
    Nickname Papa Chano 
    Born 18 Dec 1884  San Pedro de Lovago, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Verification of the birth date is found on his headstone which is 18 December 1884.
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jun 1966  Managua, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1758  My Family Tree | Astorga-Noris
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2017 

    Father Luciano Astorga Morales,   b. Abt 1837, Santa Tomás, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Maria Fonseca,   b. Abt 1839, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1885  Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F642  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. Adriano Astorga Fonseca
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F665  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Angela Vargas,   b. Abt 1885,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. José Angel Astorga,   b. 2 Aug 1903,   d. 2 Nov 1961, Santo Tomás, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F643  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Nicolasa Aragon 
    Children 
    +1. Adelina Astorga Aragon,   b. 21 Jul 1907, Villa Somoza, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2013  (Age 105 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F644  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Amalia Torres,   d. 1912, Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1909 
    Children 
    +1. Luciano Torres Astorga,   b. 15 Jan 1910, Acoyapa, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 2002, Flagstaff, Coconino, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +2. Maria Amalia Astorga Torres,   b. 19 Apr 1912, Managua, Managua, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980s, Maimi, Maimi-Dade, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F640  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Maria Lydia de la Concepcion Calonje Cornejo,   b. 8 Dec 1890, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1967, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1915  New Orleans, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Segundo Antonio Astorga Calonje,   b. 27 Jul 1917, Villa Dolores, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1979, Managua, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +2. Maria Lydia Astorga Calonje,   b. 6 Nov 1919, Villa Dolores, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1993  (Age 73 years)
    +3. Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Meekins,   b. 6 Nov 1925, Granada, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb1999, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. Willam Astorga Calonje,   b. 30 Sep 1921, Villa Dolores, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1966  (Age 44 years)
    +5. Armando Astorga Calonje,   b. 7 Apr 1924, Santo Tomas, Chinandega, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 2014, Rio Grande City, Starr, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +6. Edmundo Jose Astorga Calonje,   b. 18 Jul 1928, Villa Dolores, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2013  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F645  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1884 - San Pedro de Lovago, Chontales, Nicaragua Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jun 1915 - New Orleans, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1966 - Managua, Nicaragua Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Young Luciano Astorga Fonseca
    Young Luciano Astorga Fonseca
    Luciano Astorga Forseca
    Luciano Astorga Forseca
    The Staff of General Benjamin Zeledon in November 1910
    The Staff of General Benjamin Zeledon in November 1910
    The staff of General Benjamin Zeledon, in November 1910. Top row: Felipe Neri Fernandez, MD, General Benjamin Zeledon, Enrique Cerda, Luciano Astorga, Antonio Medrano, Carlos Quiroz, Mariano Barreto son, Salvador Lacayo Portocarrero, Saballos Gilberto, Jose Maria Castellon. Middle row: Ignacio Chavez Jr., Roberto Gonzalez, Mariano Barreto, Santiago Arguello, Alejandro Bermudez and Sebastian Salinas. Bottom row: Gregorio Chavez, Rodolfo Espinoza and José Dolores Gámez. (PRESS / PHOTOS MILITARY HISTORY CENTER)
    The Astorga and Calonje families of Nicaragua
    The Astorga and Calonje families of Nicaragua
    L-R: Maria Lydia Astorga Calonje, Emilia Dona Calonje Conrnejo III, General Luciano Fonseca Astorga, General Anastasio Somoza Garcia, Camila Calonje Astorga, Armando Astorga Calonje, Filomeno (friend of the twins and Gillermo Astorga Calonje. Not in the phohto: Segundo and Edmundo. Seated: Helen? and ? - In Managua, Nicaragua

    Source: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Los-Calonje-o-Calonge-de-Nicaragua/159643864073318
    Luciano Fonseca Astorga in 1936
    Luciano Fonseca Astorga in 1936
    Inscription: "To my dear son Luciano with all my paternal affection" Signed by: Luciano. Santo Tomas de Chontales (the city, looks like the year was 1936
    General Luciano Astorga Fonseca
    General Luciano Astorga Fonseca
    General Luciano Astorga Fonseca, Dickey, Debora, Lydia Calonje de Astorga about 1960
    General Luciano Astorga Fonseca, Dickey, Debora, Lydia Calonje de Astorga about 1960
    Luciano and Lydia in their 70's
    Funeral Procession for General Luciano Astorga Fonseca
    Funeral Procession for General Luciano Astorga Fonseca
    From left to right behind hearse:President Luis Somoza Debayle, Armando, Segundo Astorga, Adriano Astorga (with glasses)

    Documents
    José Luciano de Jesus Astorga birth record
    José Luciano de Jesus Astorga birth record
    Date: 18 December 1884
    Location: San Pedro de Lóvago, Chontales, Nicaragua
    Parents: Luciano Astorga Morales and Maria Fonseca

    "Nicaragua Registro Civil, 1809-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6P23-NQL?cc=1601210&wc=Q69G-3MC%3A116557801%2C123300701%2C123300702%2C123468101 : 4 September 2015), Chontales > San Pedro de Lóvago > San Pedro de Lóvago > Nacimientos 1879-1888 vol B > image 51 of 244; Archivo del Registro Civil del Departamento de Managua (Managua Department Civil Registration Archives, Managua). Film 4400122 and image on page 51.
    Luciano Astorga Fonseca marriage to Lydia Calonje Cornejo record.
    Luciano Astorga Fonseca marriage to Lydia Calonje Cornejo record.
    Date: 19 June 1915
    Place: Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
    Groom's Parents: Luciano Astorga and Maria Fonseca
    Bride's Parents: Segundo Calonje and Camila Cornejo
    Groom's Age: 30

    Source: Nicaragua, Registro Civil, 1809-2011

    "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJD-QDBL : 15 October 2015), Luciano Astorga and Lydia Calonje, 19 Jun 1915; citing Orleans, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 2,322,672. Page 381 of film.
    Luciano Astorga marriage to Lydia Calonje record.
    Luciano Astorga marriage to Lydia Calonje record.
    Date: 19 June 1915
    Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Groom's Parents: Luciano Astorga and Maria Fonseca
    Bride's Parents: Segundo Calonje and Camila Cornejo

    "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJ4-BRCY : 15 October 2015), Maria Fonseca in entry for Luciano Astorga and Lydia Calonje, 19 Jun 1915; citing Orleans, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 909,950. Image 392 of film.
    SS Turrialba Passenger List
    SS Turrialba Passenger List
    Ship: S.S. Turrialba Voyage: #10
    Port of Origin: Limon, Costa Rica Departure: 16 July 1926 Arrival: 26 July 1926
    Passenger: Luciano Fonseca Astorga Age: 41 Sex: Male Status: Married
    Occupation: Merchant Able to read: Yes Able to write: Yes Literacy: Spanish
    Nationality: Nicaragua Race: Spanish American Place of Birth: Chontales, Nicaragua
    Immigration Visa Number: Non-Immigrant #52
    Visa Issued at: San Jose, Costa Rica (157 km from Limon) Date of Issue: 21 June 1926
    Last permanent residence: 41 years, Chontales, Nicaragua
    Nearest relative: Mrs. L. Astorga (Wife) Address: Chontales, Nicaragua
    Final destination: Chontales, Nicaragua Passage paid by: Self Possession of funds: $500
    Previous visit(s) to United States: Once, New Orleans between 1914-1915
    Relative/friend: Mr. A Colonje (Brother-in-law) Address: 1112 Godchaux Building, New Orleans
    Length of visit: 1 month Height: 5'7"
    'En Auto de Managua a Ciudad Rama' - La Noticia, Managua
    "En Auto de Managua a Ciudad Rama" - La Noticia, Managua
    4 March 1928.

    "By car from Managua to Ciudad Rama," The News, Managua. "The plan at the moment, the important project of making a long ride in the car, from Nicaragua to Costa Rica. ¶ A train of cars leave Managua to Rama, from here to Costa Rica. ¶ For the realization of this project have promised to contribute, Don Ramon Morales with a cart Rugby and 100 dollars, and Tesseyra Horvillena a Dodge and 100 dollars. Gerardo O. Salinas with Chrysler and the same amount of money and the agony of Don Manuel J. Rigero Studebaker 300 dollars. ¶ This excursion will be under the auspices of the National League of Drivers, which will choose men that will guide the cars. ¶ the route begins in Managua, through Boaco Camoapa, La Libertad and Santo Domingo to get from this people towards Rama, by opening 18 league, which made for some time, General Luciano Astorga. ¶ here the cars are shipped in flat boats to address here Rama Key and along the coast to San Juan North and reaches to Monkey Point, where the tour will shipped to the Limon, Costa Rica and from there by rail to San Jose, the Costa Rican capital. ¶ from this city are proposed hikers drive back to Managua, leaving open two major routes communication by land between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. ¶ There is great enthusiasm ... "
    S.S. Turrialba
    S.S. Turrialba
    Source: http://www.november16.net/roots3.html
    Passenger List for the Contessa
    Passenger List for the Contessa
    Arrival Port: New Orleans, Louisiana Arrival: 11 November 1935
    Departure Port: Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua Ship Name: Contessa
    Nearest Relative: Mrs. Lydia Astorga (Wife) Address: Chontales, Nicaragua
    Previous Visit to United States: 1 year stay, August 1927 in New Orleans
    Purpose of Visit: Visit friend Julio Castro, Nicaragua Consol, New Orleans (B-60 days)
    Final Destination: Chontales, Nicaragua

    Headstones
    Astorga and Cornejo and Colonje Tomb
    Astorga and Cornejo and Colonje Tomb

    Histories
    The Most Complete Military History File
    The Most Complete Military History File
    Webpage article translated from Spanish to English with photograph of Luciano Astorga Fonseca and the rest of the staff of General Benjamin Zeledon who became the leader of the revolution in 1912 in Nicaragua. Zeledon was killed by United States Marines in the Battle of Coyotepe in 1912.


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