Pedro Velasco

27 April 1900–20 March 1985 (Age 84)

The Life of Pedro

Pedro Velasco was born on 27 April 1900, in Philippines. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Natalia Mamaat Dela Cruz. He died on 20 March 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Philippines.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Velasco
Natalia Mamaat Dela Cruz
Antonio dela Cruz Velasco
Norberto dela Cruz Velasco
Flordeliza dela Cruz Velasco
Sergio dela Cruz Velasco

Spouse and Children



    Antonio dela Cruz Velasco


    Norberto dela Cruz Velasco


    Flordeliza dela Cruz Velasco


    Sergio dela Cruz Velasco


World Events (7)


Age 2

"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 35

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.

Age 41

Japan attacks the Philippines by air and invades two weeks later.

Name Meaning

Spanish:1. from the personal name Velasco, Belasco, formed with Basque bel- ‘raven’ + the diminutive suffix -sco. 2. in some cases possibly a habitational name from any of various places in Logroño, Soria, and Seville provinces named Velasco.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Pedro Velasco in entry for Antonio C Velasco and Constancia Castillo, "Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984"
  • Pedro Velasco in entry for Antonio C Velasco, "Philippines Marriages, 1723-1957"

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