Francisco Balao

2 January 1849–30 September 1989 (Age 140)
Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines

The Life of Francisco

Francisco Balao was born on 2 January 1849, in Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines. He had at least 1 son with Maria Pallingayan Bitauag. He died on 30 September 1989, in his hometown, at the age of 140.

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Francisco Balao
Maria Pallingayan Bitauag
Vicente Bitauag Balao

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World Events (6)


Age 49

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 53

"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 86

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

1 French: habitational name from any of various minor places and localities so named.2 Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Bhatia) name based on the name of a Bhatia subgroup.

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

Sources (2)

  • Francisco Balao in entry for Vicente B. Balao, "Philippines Deaths and Burials, 1726-1957"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francisco Balao - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Francisco Balao

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