Martha Portodo Alegoria

1890–1952 (Age 62)
Antique, Philippines

The Life of Martha Portodo

Martha Portodo Alegoria was born about 1890, in Antique, Philippines as the daughter of Eugenio Alegoria and Maria Portudo. She married Olympio Salgado De La Cruz about 1911, in Himamaylan, Negros Occidental, Philippines. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1952, in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental, Philippines, at the age of 62, and was buried in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental, Philippines.

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Family Time Line

Martha Portodo Alegoria
Olympio Salgado De La Cruz
Marriage: about 1911
Gorgonio Alegoria De La Cruz
Leonila Alegoria De La Cruz
Carmen Alegoria De La Cruz
Consolacion Aligoria Dela Cruz

Spouse & Children

about 1911
Himamaylan, Negros Occidental, Philippines


  • Gorgonio Alegoria De La Cruz


  • Female1914–1976Female

  • Carmen Alegoria De La Cruz


  • Consolacion Aligoria Dela Cruz


Parents & Siblings

  • Eugenio Alegoria


  • Maria Portudo




World Events (5)


Age 8

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 12

"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 45

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 Spanish (Alegría) and Portuguese: nickname from Spanish alegría or Portuguese alegria ‘joy’, ‘happiness’.2 Castilianized form of Basque Alegia, a habitational name from any of the towns named Alegia in the Basque Country.

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

Sources (1)

  • Marta Alegoriz in entry for Jose Sibuera and Consolacion Dela Cruz, "Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984"

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