Pedro Villegas y Teves

about 1881–1 July 1953 (Age 72)
City of Tanjay, Negros Oriental, Philippines

The Life of Pedro

When Pedro Villegas y Teves was born about 1881, in City of Tanjay, Negros Oriental, Philippines, his father, Gerónimo Villegas, was 27 and his mother, Sra. Escolastica Teves y de Bilbao, was 24. He had at least 3 daughters with Dolores Samson. He died on 1 July 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in City of Tanjay, Negros Oriental, Philippines.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Villegas y Teves
1881–1953
Dolores Samson
1883–1958
Consuelo Samson Villegas
1906–2005
Jesusa Samson Villegas
1908–1992
Restituta Samson Villegas
1915–2005

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Consuelo Samson Villegas

    Female1906–2005Female

    Jesusa Samson Villegas

    Female1908–1992Female

    Female1915–2005Female

Parents and Siblings

    Gerónimo Villegas

    Male1854–Male

    Sra. Escolastica Teves y de Bilbao

    Female1857–1940Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1868–1959Male

    Atilano Teves Villegas

    Male1878–1938Male

    Male1881–1953Male

    Maria Teves Villegas

    Female1883–Female

    Josefa Teves Villegas

    Female1884–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1898

Age 17

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

Age 21

"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

Age 54

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

Spanish: habitational name from Villegas, a place in Burgos province.

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

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