Teofista Alegre

1900–
Philippines

The Life of Teofista

When Teofista Alegre was born about 1900, in Philippines, her father, Estevan Alegre, was 30 and her mother, Vicenta Remasin, was 23. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Estevan Alegre
1870–
Vicenta Remasin
1877–
Calixto Alegre
1897–
Barbara Alegre
1899–1992
Teofista Alegre
1900–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1902

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."
1935

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.
1941

Age 41

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

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from alegre ‘bright’, ‘merry’ (Latin alacer).

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

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