Vicenta Arugay Abad

1941–29 July 2012 (Age 71)
Iguig, Cagayan, Philippines

The Life of Vicenta Arugay

Vicenta Arugay Abad was born in 1941, in Iguig, Cagayan, Philippines as the daughter of Roque Abad and Matea Arugay. She married Pedro Sales on 8 January 1955, in Iguig, Cagayan, Philippines. She died on 29 July 2012, in Nattanzan, Cagayan, Philippines, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Sales
1940–2005
Vicenta Arugay Abad
1941–2012
Marriage: 8 January 1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1955
Iguig, Cagayan, Philippines

Parents and Siblings

    Roque Abad

    MaleMale

    Matea Arugay

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Basilio Arugay Abad

    Male1926–Male

    Desiderio Arugay Abad

    Male1932–Male

    Female1941–2012Female

World Events (7)

1941

Age 0

Japan attacks the Philippines by air and invades two weeks later.
1944

Age 3

U.S. forces retake the islands.
1972

Age 31

Marcos declares martial law. The parliament is suspended, opposition politicians are arrested, censorship is imposed.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: nickname from abad ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis, from the Aramaic word meaning ‘father’). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest.2 Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ῾Abbād ‘devoted worshiper’ or ‘servant’. The banu (tribe) ῾Abbād claims descent from the ancient Lakhmid kings of al-Ḥirah. The founder of the ῾Abbadids of Seville was Muhammad bin ῾Abbād ( 1023–42 ), whose son ῾Abbād succeeded his father as chamberlain to the pretended khalif, but was soon ruling in his own right under the honorific title al-Muta῾id ‘petitioner for justice (from Allah)’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Vicenta Abad, "Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984"

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