Miguel Francia

about 1886–about 1996 (Age 110)
San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines

The Life of Miguel

Miguel Francia was born about 1886, in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines. He married Maria Pelayre about 1908, in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died about 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 110.

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Family Time Line

Miguel Francia
1886–1996
Maria Pelayre
1887–1997
Marriage: about 1908
Emilia Pelayre Francia
1909–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1908
San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1898

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.
1902

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."
1935

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

1 Italian and Spanish: literally ‘France’, hence an ethnic name denoting a Frenchman. However, Francia is also found in Renaissance Italy as a personal name (both male and female), and in some instances the surname may be from this use.2 Hungarian: ethnic name for a Frenchman, from francia ‘French’.

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

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