Anacleta Santiago Torres

1872–1970
Philippines

The Life of Anacleta Santiago

When Anacleta Santiago Torres was born about 1872, in Philippines, her father, Isabelo Torres, was 24 and her mother, Clemeancia Santiago, was 23. She married Valenciano dela Cruz Esguerra about 1894, in Meycauayan, Bulacan, Philippines. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died before 1970, in her hometown, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Anacleta Santiago Torres
1872–1970
Valenciano dela Cruz Esguerra
1873–1970
Marriage: about 1894
Bernardo Torres Esguerra
1896–1990

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1894
Meycauayan, Bulacan, Philippines
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1898

Age 26

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 30

"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 63

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 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

Possible Related Names

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

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