Jesus Emilio Blanco Y Lopez

25 December 1879–
Vieques, Puerto Rico

The Life of Jesus Emilio

When Jesus Emilio Blanco Y Lopez was born on 25 December 1879, in Vieques, Puerto Rico, his father, Juan Bautista Blanco Guzman, was 19 and his mother, Teresa López Cepero Y Benítez, was 13. He married Maria Teresa Bertrand on 16 January 1914, in Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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Family Time Line

Jesus Emilio Blanco Y Lopez
Maria Teresa Bertrand
Marriage: 16 January 1914
Teresita Emilia Blanco
Maria Rosa de Blanco
Maria Carmen de Blanco
Ricardo Octavio De Blanco
Juan Gualberto de Blanco
José Pio Blanco
Maria Elena Cecilia Deblanco

Spouse and Children

16 January 1914
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines



    Maria Rosa de Blanco


    Maria Carmen de Blanco


    Ricardo Octavio De Blanco



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 19

The U.S. navy destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain cedes the Philippines to the U.S. under the Treaty of Paris in December, Philippines rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines independent on June 12, which will be recognized in the future as the Philippines' Independence Day.

Age 19

Under the Treaty of Paris, Puerto Rico is ceded by the Spanish to the U.S. at the end of the Spanish-American War.

Age 38

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from blanco ‘white’.2 Italian (Sicily): variant of Bianco , perhaps influenced by French blanc and Spanish (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesus E Blanco in entry for Harry Heller and Rosita Blanco, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Jesus E Blanco in entry for José Pio Blanco, "Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1984"
  • Jesus E Blanco in entry for Carl John Blaicher and Teresita Blanco, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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