Andres Degracia

1894–1994 (Age 100)
Matalom, Leyte, Philippines

The Life of Andres

When Andres Degracia was born about 1894, in Matalom, Leyte, Philippines, his father, Rufino Degracia, was 20 and his mother, Torebia Cagatin, was 19. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Laurencia Palumar Ocba. He died about 1994, in his hometown, at the age of 100.

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Andres Degracia
Laurencia Palumar Ocba
Guilermo Ocba Degracia
Oliva Ocba Degracia
Democreta Ocba Degracia

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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 8

"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 41

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

Spanish or Catalan: metronymic from the female personal name Gracia (Spanish) or Gràcia (Catalan), a name with religious associations, from Latin Gratia, meaning ‘grace’ ( compare Gracia ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Andres Degracia - Church record: birth-name: Andres Degracia

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