Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje

Female 1918 - 1999  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje 
    Nickname Camilu 
    Christened 6 Nov 1918  Villa Sandino, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The original entry was Villa Sandino, Chontales, Nicaragua. On 09122019 the records indicate Santo Tomás, Chontales, Nicaragua, However it is belived that the records are based there even though Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje and her twin sister Maria Lidia Astorga Calonje were born in Villa Sandino, Chontales, Nicaragua.
      Source: Luciano Torres Astorga recorded conversation in 1990.

      Another source is Social Security which has Maria's Social Security information as: 219-92-2249; Issue State: Maryland; Issue Date: 1979 with the name as Camilu A. Meekins.
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Feb1999  Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1821  My Family Tree | Astorga-Noris
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2019 

    Father Jose Luciano de Jesus Astorga Fonseca,   b. 18 Dec 1884, San Pedro de Lóvago, Chontales, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1966, Managua, DN, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Maria Lydia de la Concepción 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 
    • Second marriage of Jose Luciano de Jesus Astorga Fonseca.
      Source: Luciano Torres Astorga.
    Family ID F645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Clifton Meekins, Jr.,   b. 30 Sep 1926, District of Columbia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 2012, Montgomery, Rockville, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1953  Managua, Managua, Nicaragua Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Daniel Clifton Meekins Jr. was a resident of Washington, D.C. when he married Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje.
      Source: Marriage record.
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 6 Nov 1918 - Villa Sandino, Chontales, Nicaragua Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jul 1953 - Managua, Managua, Nicaragua Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Feb1999 - Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    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

    Documents
    Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje Christening Record
    Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje Christening Record
    Maria Camilia Camilia Astorga Calonje Christening Record
    Date: 6 November 1918
    Location: Santo Tomás, Chontales, Nicaragua
    Parents: Jose Luciano de Jesus Astorga Fonseca and Maria Lydia de la Concepcion Calonje Cornejo

    "Nicaragua Registro Civil, 1809-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9ML-QHRC?cc=1601210&wc=Q69G-4JR%3A116557801%2C1322211304%2C1322211302%2C1322220415 : 4 June 2019), Chontales > Santo Tomás > Santo Tomás > Nacimientos 1914-1918 > image 632 of 655; Asociación de municipios de Nicaragua (Association of Nicaragua Municipalities), Amunic. Film 5435710 images 632-633.
    Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje Christening Record
    Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje Christening Record
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    Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Marriage to Daniel Clifton Meekins Jr. Record
    Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Marriage to Daniel Clifton Meekins Jr. Record
    Date: 7 July 1953
    Place: Managua, Managua, Nicaragua

    Citing this Record
    "Nicaragua Registro Civil, 1809-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFMM-1VF : 17 December 2018), Maria Camila Astorga in entry for Daniel Clifton Meekins Jr, ; citing p. 472, line 1011, Marriage Registration; Asociación de municipios de Nicaragua (Association of Nicaragua Municipalities), Amunic. Film 4166247 image 4.
    Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Meekins Death Information
    Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Meekins Death Information
    Date: 4 February 1999
    Place: Bethesda, Maryland U.S.A.
    Source: The Washington Times Newspaper

    Marie 'Camilu' Astorga Meekins Diplomat Marie Camila Astorga "Camilu" Meekins, 73, who retired in 1978 as consul and cultural affairs counselor at the Nicaraguan Embassy, died of cardiac arrest Feb. 4 at Suburban Hospital. She lived in Potomac. Mrs. Meekins was born in Chontales, Nicaragua. Her father was Gen. Luciano Astorga, defense minister and presidential candidate. She was posted to Washington in a cultural affairs assignment in the early 1950s. She was a member of the Capital Speakers Club and a volunteer at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Potomac. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Daniel C. Meekins Jr. of Potomac; three sons, Daniel L. Meekins of Lanham, Richard C. Meekins of Gaithersburg and William H. Meekins of Olney; three brothers; and seven grandchildren.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1999/02/06/obituaries/53ea4a83-2768-4dc5-b359-87cec7d69ca8/

    Citing this Record
    "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKW8-DLH4 : 22 July 2016), Daniel C Meekins Jr in entry for Maria Camila Astorga Meekins, Washington DC, United States, 08 Feb 1999; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Washington Times, The, born-digital text.
    Daniel Clifton Meekins Jr. and Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje brief Obituary History
    Daniel Clifton Meekins Jr. and Maria Camilia Astorga Calonje brief Obituary History

    Headstones
    Burial picture for Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Meekins and Daniel C. Meekins Jr.
    Burial picture for Maria Camila Astorga Calonje Meekins and Daniel C. Meekins Jr.
    Place: Silver Spring, Montgomery County Maryland, USA (Gate of Heave Cemetery)

    https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105072614