Pedro Canonigo

about 1882–about 1982 (Age 100)
Naga, Cebu, Philippines

The Life of Pedro

When Pedro Canonigo was born about 1882, in Naga, Cebu, Philippines, his father, Viges Canonigo, was 21 and his mother, Mrs Evangelista Canonigo, was 16. He married Romana Papunet about 1902, in Naga, Cebu, Philippines. He died about 1982, at the age of 100.

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Pedro Canonigo
Romana Papunet
Marriage: about 1902

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about 1902
Naga, Cebu, Philippines

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World Events (6)


Age 16

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 20

"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 53

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

Southern Italian: from canònico ‘canon’, ‘church official’, probably denoting the servant or even the offspring of such a person, since canonic officials of the Greek Catholic Church were allowed to marry.

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

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