Juan Matanguyan Vergara

–1990
Philippines

The Life of Juan Matanguyan

Juan Matanguyan Vergara was born as the son of Salvador Vergara and Andrea Matanguyan. He married Petra Magpantay in 1886. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died before 1990, in Philippines.

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Family Time Line

Juan Matanguyan Vergara
–1990
Petra Magpantay
–1990
Marriage: 1886
Pedro Magpantay Vergara
1887–1990
Maria Magpantay Vergara
1890–1990
Petra Magpantay Vergara
1892–1990

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1886
Lipa City, Philippines
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1898

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

"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

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

Basque: Castilianized variant of Basque Bergara, a habitational name from places so called (earlier Virgara) in the provinces of Gipuzkoa and Navarre. The place name is of uncertain derivation; the second element is gara ‘hill’, ‘height’, ‘eminence’, but the first has not been satisfactorily identified.

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

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