Leandro Dela Cruz

1895–before 1995 (Age 100)
Ilocos Norte, Philippines

The Life of Leandro

When Leandro Dela Cruz was born in 1895, in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, his father, Pablo dela Cruz, was 30 and his mother, Emeteria Bonifacio, was 25. He married Segundina Reyes on 25 February 1917, in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He died before 1995, in his hometown, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Leandro Dela Cruz
Segundina Reyes
Marriage: 25 February 1917

Spouse and Children

25 February 1917
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Parents and Siblings

    Pablo dela Cruz


    Emeteria Bonifacio




World Events (8)


Age 3

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 7

"Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."

Age 40

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

Name Meaning

Old Greek: A female name latinized from Old German "adel," or nobility, noble descent, or lineage (prosapia nobilis). A daughter of William the Conqueror was named Adela. Adeline and Adelina are diminutives of Adela.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Leandro Dela Cruz, "Philippines, Marriages, 1723-1957"
  • Leondro Dela Cruz, "Philippines, Marriages, 1723-1957"

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