Gaudencio Tenorio

–17 December 1969
Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines

The Life of Gaudencio

Gaudencio Tenorio was born in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines as the son of Ramon Tenorio and Salome. He married Maximina Jimenez about 1921, in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 December 1969, in his hometown, and was buried in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines.

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Gaudencio Tenorio
Maximina Jimenez
Marriage: about 1921
Julia Jimenez Tenorio
Anicia Jimenez Tenorio
Constancia Jimenez Tenorio
Angela Jimenez Tenorio
Ernesto Jimenez Tenorio
Asterio Jimenez Tenorio
Paquito Jimenez Tenorio

Spouse and Children

about 1921
Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines


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World Events (5)


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.

"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."

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

Galician: probably a habitational name from Tenorio in Pontevedra province, Galicia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gaudencio Tenorio in entry for Librito Evaristo, "Philippines Marriages, 1723-1957"
  • Gaudencio Tenorio in entry for Telesforo Angud, "Philippines Marriages, 1723-1957"
  • Gaudencio Tenorio in entry for Ernesto Tenorio, "Philippines Marriages, 1723-1957"

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