Facunda Africano

1864–1962 (Age 98)
Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

The Life of Facunda

When Facunda Africano was born in 1864, in Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines, her father, Perfecto Africano, was 30 and her mother, Rosa Calamba, was 30. She married Florencio Talana Salas in 1879, in Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines. She died about 1962, in her hometown, at the age of 98.

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Facunda Africano
Florencio Talana Salas
Marriage: 1879

Spouse & Children

Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

Parents & Siblings

  • Perfecto Africano


  • Rosa Calamba




  • Andres Africano


  • Jacoba Africano


  • Female1864–1962Female

  • Josefa Calamba Africano


  • Male1873–1971Male

World Events (5)


Age 34

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 38

"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 71

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

Italian: ethnic name for someone from Africa, from a reduced form of africano ‘African’.

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

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