Matea Sonico Sol

17 September 1878–about 1951 (Age 72)
Ilocos Sur, Philippines

The Life Summary of Matea Sonico

When Matea Sonico Sol was born on 17 September 1878, in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, her father, Sebastian Flores Sol, was 24 and her mother, Hilaria Sampilo Sonico, was 22. She died about 1951, in her hometown, at the age of 73.

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Sebastian Flores Sol
Hilaria Sampilo Sonico
Lino Sonico Sol
Sabina Sonico Sol
Manuela Sonico Sol
Leon Sonico Sol
Matea Sonico Sol

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World Events (5)

Age 20
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 24
"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 57
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 Spanish and Portuguese: nickname ((del) Sol) for someone with a cheerful disposition, from sol ‘sun’ (Latin sol), but more likely from the female personal name Sol, of the same meaning and derivation or possibly in some cases from the Marian epithet (María del Sol). This name was frequent among Jews in Spain.2 Catalan and southern French (Occitan): nickname from Catalan, Occitan sol ‘calm’.3 Catalan (Sòl) and southern French (Occitan): habitational name from any of the places called Sòl in Catalonia, or Sol in southern France, as for example Le Sol in Cantal and Lot.

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

Possible Related Names

Del Sol

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Matea Sonico Sol - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Matea Sonico Sol

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