Petra Anselmo

about 1886–about 1996 (Age 110)
Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

The Life of Petra

Petra Anselmo was born about 1886, in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She married Dioquito RAmos about 1904, in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She died about 1996, in Philippines, at the age of 110.

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Dioquito RAmos
Petra Anselmo
Marriage: about 1904

Spouse and Children

about 1904
Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

World Events (8)


Age 12

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 16

"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 49

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

Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Anselmo, which is of Germanic origin ( see Anselm ). This was a distinctively Langobardic name, and was especially common in Lombardy in the Middle Ages.

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

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