She married Don Tiburcio Hilario, a lawyer, who with his lawyer-brother Vicente, defended the rights of the poor in Pampanga whose lands has been stolen by the friars. She assisted her husband and her brother-in-law, Vicente, in their work.
Her husband and brother-in-law were arrested from subversion and sent to Siasi, Sulu and Balabac, Palawan. Because she could not join the, she helped by regularly sending them whatever they needed, i.e., news about Pampanga.
During a search in their house in Manila by Spanish authorities, she secretly ordered her stepdaughter and niece to destroy revolutionary papers which she kept.
At the height of the revolution in Pampanga and Tarlac, she helped nurse and feed the wounded and sick rebels, and distributed donations to the soldiers' families. It was around this time that this house was burned by Spanish forces.
During the Filipino-American War, she tried to join her husband and other relatives flee from the pursing American forces towards northern Luzon. Her husband was eventually arrested and was persuaded to swear allegiance to the American flag.Date of Birth: September 8, 1868
Place of Birth: Manila
Date of Death: December 12, 1942
Love of learning
Love for others
Ang pagmamalasakit para sa bayan at kapwa ay katumbas na rin ng pagmamahal sa sarili at sa Lumikha. (Concern for one's country and fellow beings is the same as love for self and for country.)
Harapin nang buong tapang ang bawat pagsubok ng buhay. (Face with courage each for life's trials.)
Ang buong loob na pakikilahok ay kailangan upang makamit ang tagumpay. (Commitment is needed to attain success.)
Palusugin mo ang tanging kakayahang ipinagkaloob sa iyon ng Diyos sa paggawa at pag-aaral sa abot ng iyong kaya. (Hone your God-given talents through hard work and education.)
Kung tagumpay ang layon mo, maging malikhain, disiplinado, at determinado. (If your goal is success, be creative, disciplined.)
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