Teofila Kilat

–2010
Misamis Occidental, Philippines

The Life of Teofila

Teofila Kilat was born in Misamis Occidental, Philippines as the daughter of Anselmo Kilat. She died in 2010, in her hometown.

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Anselmo Kilat
Patricio Cabillo Kilat Sr.
1940–2000
Teofila Kilat
–2010

Parents and Siblings

    Anselmo Kilat

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World Events (3)

1898

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.
1902

"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."
1935

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 Polish (Piłat), Czech and Slovak (Pilát), and French: from Latin Pilatus, name of the Roman governor of Judea who interrogated Christ, then ‘washed his hands’ of responsibility for his crucifixion. This was used as a nickname for someone who would take no responsibility, or perhaps for someone who had played the role of Pontius Pilate in a pageant or passion play.2 French: habitational name from Pilat in Gironde, Le Mont Pilat in Loire, or Pilate in Cher.

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

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