HISTORY OF BARANGAY

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AGBANAWAN




BACAN




The official name of this barrio at the present time is Bacan, the name comes from a tree called thus.The founding of this barrio dates back since 1904. It was not known who were the first families. The following had been lietenants of this barrio: Repolito Rigodon, Pantaleon Trompeta, Benito Ibardolaza, Esteban Remon, Esteban Torres, Cirilo Nalakag and Paulino Ilarde. These data were facilitated by Repolito Rigodon, Paulino Ilarde, Benito Ibardolaza, Balmino de la Vega, Cirilo Retos, Esteban Remon, Pascual Torres, Paustino Remon, Esteban Torres, Pedro Gonzales and Anastacio Morales. Barrio of Bacan, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz. P.I. on June 25, 1911.


BADIANGAN



The official name of this barrio at the present time is Badyangan. This comes from the name "Badyang" a plant called thus, whose leaves are the same style as gabi but larger and bigger than those which is called "Biga" and whose juice applied to the skin produce blisters. Badyangan, place where there is an abundance of Badyang. It was founded in December 25, 1865. The first family that inhabited it was that of of Fulgencio Teodosio. The following were lieutenants of this barrio Policarpio Teodosio, Alejandro Roselo, Evangelista Roselo, Lorenzo Roselo, Santiago Pebana, Vicente Remula, Bernabe Rebala, Andres Teodosio, Nazario Zabal, Telesfores Ranigo, Gregorio Recoter, Juan Mationg, Pelagio Napat, Manuel Rufin and Nazario Zabal. When the Spanish-American revolution broke in these parts in 1900, the revolutionist choose this barrio as a base for their operation and here they constructed thier trenches. These data were facilitated by Ignacio Roce, Fermin Teodosio and Francisco Inguin. There is no information as to the existence of the same book on act which refers to the Philippines. Barrio of Badiangan, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz, P.I. on June 25, 1911.


CERRUDO




CUPANG




DAGUITAN



The official name of the Barrio at the present time is like its original name daguitan which comes from Visayan word "daguit" which means "Coger Volanda, una casa". To catchs flying thing, just what repacious beside do. Daguitan means a site were "Daguit" take place. It was founded in 1849. The first family who inhabited it was that of the Patricio Namayan. The following were lieutenants of this barrio, Santiago Nalayas, Nicodemus Nahilas, Inocencio Nabida, Tiburcio Nabida, Jacinto Teodosio, Rafael Sunico, Dalmacio Rebaño, Aquilino Requetes, Telesforo Salazar, Juan Nahilat and Dalmacio Rebaño. These data were facilitated by Cirilo Teodosio. Barrio of Daguitan, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on June 30, 1911.


DAJA NORTE




DAJA SUR




DINGLE



The official name of this barrio at the present time is like its primitive name Dingle and is taken from the name of a tree called thus. This was founded in the yera 1866. It is not known were the primitive families who inhabited this barrio. The following were lieutenants of this barrio: Isidro Cajilig, Pedro Rebotar, Andres Mation, Felipe Natalio, Alaejandro Zabal, Honario Zabal, Francisco Rabal, Catalino Rebocia, Marcelino Tabasis, Marcelino Rebocio and Protasio Sidoso. These data were facilitated by Basilio Rebotar Barrio of Dingle, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz, P.I. on July 22, 1911.


JUMARAP



Jumarap also form a part of the first settlement established in the year 1714 at sitio Opong-opong. The first settlement had gone to the extent of clustering the nearby sitios as its "sakop". Jumarap being near to the site together with Palale, Cerudo and Cupang was repeated lately under the efforts of the late Valentin Sta. Maria who was then the Teniente del Barangay of Palale. The name Jumarap was taken from a deep creek tranversing in the center of the said Barangay. The existence of the Jumarap creek could still be seen only that the NIA siphon which constructed right on the center of the creek made it of use as some farmers utilize some parts of it into rice land. The first families as well as their barangay leaders were consecutively as follows: Montuya Valentin, Justo Montuya, Ramos Sta. Maria and Beneto Repedro. The next was Amado Revesencio followed by Esperideon Policarpio. After World War II Tiniente Valentin Sta. Maria again took over the reign of the barangay government of Jumarap. Now under the able stewardship of the young hardworking Barangay Captain Alejandro Sta. Maria a direct decendant of the late Valentin Sta Maria was able to move forward the progress of barangay Jumarap.


SIGCAY and LAPNAG




The official name of this barrio at the present time islike its primitive name Sigcay and Lapnag, words that means "Sigcay" which was the name of rustic which has lived in said place, and Lapnag, whic is the name of a river that is found in the same whose water are not so deep and without current "Tubig nga Lapnag" soft and tranquil water. It was founded in 1886. It was solem who was the first to live in the place. The following were lieutenants of this barrio, Candido Retos, Juan de la Cruz, Claudio Rampola, Tiburcio Rentina, Benito Seraspi, Aquilino Retos, Bernabe Retos, Valentin Tuma-ob and Hilarion Reloj those data were facilitated by Sinforio Retos, Juan de la Cruz, Claudio Rampola, Tiburcio Retos and Aquilino Retos. Barrio of Sigcay and Lapnag, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz, P.I. on June 15, 1911.


LIBAS



The official name of this barrio at the present time is like its primitive name "Libas" name of a tree called thus and its called also by the other name "Alabihig". It was founded in 1725. The first families that inhabited it were those of Gregorio Teodosio, Isidro Rago and Juan Retoran. The following were lieutenants of this barrio: Severino Recasa, Juan Abayon, Isidro Relator, Epifanio Rebaco, Marcis Renoy, Balbino Isidro, Jose Fernandez, Liberato Isidro, Pascual Ruan, Andres Palmon, Lazaro Bernabe and Isaac Retino. These date were facilitated by Isaac Retino barrio of Libas, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on June 10, 1911.


LINABUAN SUR



The official name of its barrio is the same as its primitive name Linabuan Sur which means place were bloody disputes are yielded by bolos or where injuries are caused by this implement. It ios even told that in those time yet when the Moras arrived in this parts, to each victim that they sacrificed, they hunged the cut piece that they killed, in a tree, a word that means in Visaya "Linabu-an" existed onother barrio of the same name belonging to the north to the interior municipality of Calivo neither in another municiplaity and the south to the former municipality of Banga today annexed to barrio before the designation of the boundaries of the one and with the same name, the date of the constitution of the barrio is not remembered well. The names of the first settlers of this barrio is not also remembered. The following were barrio lieutenants of this barrio Benito delos Santos, Felipe Limbana, venancio Tolentino, Vicente Arboleda, Hilario Muya, Crisento Muya, Regino dela Cruz, Tito Javier, Alvaro Delgado, Severo Isturis, Felipe Reboldia, Eleuterio Casina, Vicente Alba, Severo Lozada, ignacio Regado, Gabriel Rebogbog, Bonifacio Ramos, Severino Rabe, Roque Ramo, Bernabe Pamatian, Rafael Perucho, Redra Palomar, Alberta Javier, Bartolome Torres and Pacion Muya. These date were facilitated by Gregorio Magdaluyo, Anastacio Lachica and Hermogenes Requeje. Barrio of Linabuan, municipality of Calivo, province of Capiz P.I. on June 23, 1911.


MAMBOG




MANGGAN




MUGUING



The official name of this barrio at the present time is like its original name Muguing which means to say "Espiga" of Palay which is found "Flowering". It was founded December 25, 1865. The early families who inhabited it were those of: Tabing Tamayo, Vega Morales and Malihan. The following were lieutenants of this barrio: Jose Relado, Lorenzo Rector, Epifanio Abayon, Simeon Reynaldo, Felife Reynaldo, Pedro Lachica, Mario Reynaldo, Juan Mercado, Martin Ruiz, these data were facilitated by Eleuterio Ruiz, Teresa Gregorio, Victor Simeon, Felipe Reynaldo and Baltazar Teodosio. Barrio of Muguing, Municiplaity of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on June 1, 1911.


PAGSANGHAN



Pagsanghan is the official name of the barrio at the present time and was also its primitive name. This name has been given to said barrio because the same is situated at the end where a branch at the river "Kailahan" denominated "Muguing" and it is for this that is called Pagsangahn or Gisangahan, place were a branch is born. The foundation of this barrio were took place in the year and the first settlers of this barrio were the through Estancio Rosales and their sons Vicente and Eleuterio. The lieutenant were the same person cited Estanislao, Vicente and Eleuterio Rosales, Eleno Santamaria, Simeon Reynaldo, Felipe Reynaldo, Lorenzo Recoter, Euselerio Nidua, Francisco Xavier, C. Venturanza, Bartolome Montoya. Basilio Rico, Guillermo Prado and Miguel Restiso. This is the process of the history of this barrio. In the year 1877, Banga which was then an independent town of Calivo, enjoyed the greater part of its existence with much income from sugar cane and its commerce expanded. It was at the time that the Justice of the Peace in said town and who was the chief of the barrio of Pagsanghan was Mr. Julian Fuentes.The inportances determined the barrio of Pagsanghan aside from the elect, and for the same native the barrio obtained a greater importance appointing and absolute lieutenant, a judge and an (Aguacil) to administer the town in the year 1883, this fell to the hands of Mr Dominga Silvestro.

Therefore in Banga there was established a group of civil guard under the command of a lieutenant and with this circumstances made the tips easier to said town of Banga passing through the barrio, for those who came to obtain orders or instructions from the authorities and the Province colonels, commandant, captain of the army. The Barrio of Pasanghan has not been evacuated by its inhabitants as it was withn the other barrios of Banga, as a result of the insurection, but on the contrary, it has been the refuge of other barrio because those who live in the same were sure for staying under the defense of Mr. Lucas Venturanza. Those data were facilitated by those who subscribed the present narration. Barrio of Pagsanghan Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on July 30, 1911.


PALALE



Palale form a part of the firts settlement of Banga at Sitio Opong-opong in the year 1714. The founder and the first Gobernadorcillo was Don Esteban Masigon. The official name derived from the primitive name Palale taken from the trees growing abundantly in the place, permanently were Esteban Masigon, Enrique Rosales, the Laurentes and the Montuya, Hermogenes Reindalacio, Tomas Masigon, Fernando Regimen and was sanctioned by the founder Esteban Masigon. Founded by: Emiliano Acevedo, Municipal President: Remegio Redison, Luis Rizan, Nazario Redison, Nicolas Guarino, Teodoro Ramos, Eugenio Montuya, Valentin Muntuya, Justo Ramos, Rufo Rampola, Valentin Sta. Maria and Beneto Repedro. After the seperation of the two Barangay having different Barangay Cerudo and Jumarap, Palale became an independent barangay officilas consecutively as follows: Pedro Recio, Nathaniel dela Cruz, Romulo R. Masigon and followed by the incumbent Barangay Captain Arnaldo R. Recoter. Palale despite of its season blessing of heavy floods inuduation and erosion, stand with its two feet competing with other Barangay to seeks a place in the sun. The Barangay has sought for the construction of the two spurs dikes during the administration of Mayor Sergio R. Rigodon and is now beginning to re-claim number of hectares of agricultural land being eroded by the Aklan River. Palale being close to the Poblacio a beginner in the production of calamansi is now boosting of its calamansi plantation and all o other fruit trees in place of coconut trees and with its peace loving people can row be called a better place to live in.


POBLACION




POLO




POLOCATE



The official name at the present time of this barrio, like its primitive name is Polocate, name of a tree called thus that grew a middle of the streamlet that is found in the said barrio. It was founded in 1866. It was told that before this barrio was created it was an uncultivated place unihabitated, storked by the trees of certain extension until 1865, after having been seperated from the town of Banga a certain number of soldier of Infantry No. 6 under the command of Captain. Vicente Flores ordered the gathering of seperated groups in that places to form a barrio with the object of facilitating the presentation of residents and the controlling of taxes owning to the government. The first family who inhabitated it was that of Balabao the following were lieutenants of this barrio: Nicolas Reportizo, Feliciano Rovitoy, Victoriano Rapio, Alfonso Redubla, Silverio de Andres, Ramon Barrera, Guillermo Manalo, Santiago de la Cruz, Andres Navarra, Agustin Rensio, Salustia and Florentino Montuya. Barrio of Polocate, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz on June 10, 1911.


SAN ISIDRO



The official name of this bario at the present time is San Isidro. The primitive name is "Nag-utod" words taht means short a broken, which name is applied only at first to the mountain of a certain height that was in the place that resembled a trumcate and from that came said name. Later the same name is applied to all the place that forms a barrio, the barrio of Nag-utod, ultimately and it has been a few years when they established and constructed a chapel in the place. The 13the of July 1899 designated as Patron to San Isidro and this name they applied also the barrio of Nag-utod, conserving this last name to the reffered mountain. The barrio of Nag-utod presently San Isidro, was founded in 1875. The following were lieutenants of this barrio. Luis Conception, Bartolome Rogan, Regino Ruzgal, Pedro Ruzga and Patricio Carpio. These data were facilitated by San Tiago Geronimo Celedonia Residro, Regino Ruzgal, Narciso Vicente and Patricio Carpio. The one who inhabited it was Inggan. Barrio of San Isidro, Municipality of Calivo, province of Capiz P.I. on June 10, 1911.


SIBALEW




TABA-AO



The official name of this barrio at the present time is Taba-ao. This name comes from "Tabaw" name of a tree that abounds in that place. The first family that inhabited it was that of Juan Teodosio. This barrio was founded in the year 1867. The following were lieutenants of this barrio: Domingo Toma-ob, Faustino Rimon, Carpio Retino, Clemente Reynando, Donato Rodrigo, Santiago Robiras, Pedro Toma-od, Gabriel Iglesias, Ambrosio Fuentes and Isidro Iglesia. These data were facilitated by Catalino Serapi, Sinfroso Retos and Gabriel Iglesias. There is no information that there exists some books or act that deals of the Philippines. Barrio of Taba-ao, Municipality of Calivo a Province of Capiz, P.I. on June 20, 1911.


TABAYON




TINAPUAY




The official name of the barrio at the present time is like its primitive name Tinapuay or Tinap-ay that means "downfall", beacause in that place that is occupied by the barrio there is hilly part which learns backward "Tino-ay". It was founded in 1790. The lieutenants of this barrio were the following: Estafano Nazareta, Relacio Rambunay, Manuel Belala, Serapio Reterva, Pablo Rebustes, Seneo Ricafuente, Saturnino Cajilig, Leon Retamar, Pedro Rebustes, Seneo Ricafuente, Gaspar Rebustes, Maximo Inguing, Eugenio Rebucan, Numeriano Regalado, Aquilino Resquites, Francisco Lachica, Juan Nazareta and Tomas Igharas. The original families that inhabited it were Cayo Igharas, Anastacio Rebustes and Ino Ropa. These data were facilitated by Isidro Rebustes, Grandson of Nicolas Rebustes who was the one who facilitated these data before the death of his grandfather, Nicolas Rebustes. In 1906 the first public school in this barrio was constructed Barrio of Tinapuay, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on June 30, 1911.


TORRALBA



The official name of this barrio at the present time is Torralba. Its primitive name is Tangdol antiguated and that means strong or sudden contact. A streamlet gave origin to said name which is found in that barrio that has its water in epochs of rain or floods, that upon giving its sudden imperousity over some stones it joined with the Aklan river. It was rebaptized to Torralba in 1886 in said place Felipe Torres y Torralba. The founding of the barrio of this Tangdal or Torralba dates since 1868. The name of the first settlers of this barrio is not known. The following were lieutenants of this barrio Marcelino Inbuena, Leon Isagan, Geronimo Ingalla, Ambrosio Intasado, Mamerto Naur, Estefano Teodosio, Apolinario Teodosio, Juan Teodosio, Gregorio Teodosio, Luis Ricamonte, Magdalena Rentoy, Redro Teodosio, Domingo Reloj, Francisca Nabor, Vidal Ricamonte, Josef Alba, Severo Isagan, Bernardo Rata and Agapito Teodosio. These data were facilitated by Cirilo Teodosio Barrio of Torralba, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on June 30, 1911.


UGSOD



The official name of this barrio at the present time is Ugsod. The name has its origin from the Visayan word "Ugsod" which means the act of falling Vertically or obliquely over a hole or concavity a tree or a post so as a result of a big in certain occasion, an old coconut tree planted at the shore of Aklan River, in the said place fell to the water almost standing and at the monument, the old folks called this this act "Ugsod" where it has its origin. This barrio formed with that of Taba-oa one barrio but seperated in the year 1868 to form another barrio. The names of the early families who inhabitated it are not remembered. The following were lieutenants of this barrio: Faustino Rimo, Carpio Retino, Lucas Reyanando, Esteban Retino, Vidal Rolda, Clemente Reynando, Donato Rodrigo, Alvaro Respino, Rufino Reynando and Lorenzo Retiro. These date were faciliatted by Lorenzo Retiro. Barrio of Ugsod, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz P.I. on July 2, 1911.


VENTURANZA



Venturanza is the official name that carries the barrio, that in the fusion in 1903 of the municipalities of Banga and Calivo this belonged to the jurisdiction of the first. Its primitive name was Matinggala name of a streamlet that washes the region known with the same name. The founding of the said barrio took place in the year 1882 Mr. Lucas Venturanza being the justice and Peace (Gobernadorcillo) of the town of Banga, and the first settlers of the community were families who were emigrants from other barrios of Banga and the founding towns of Balete, Libakaw, Madalag and Malinao and this was done so through the good policy of the reverred Mr. Lucas Venturanza who was, its founder at the start the town was being administered by a corporal office which was served by Elias Abayon but later they appointed barrio lieutenants like the following:

Como Rogan and Sabino Quitong, the later holding this cargo until the introduction of the Marra Reform in the islands in the year 1895, by virtue of Mr. Lorenzo Relator was appointed head lieutenant who continued in the office until the termination of the Spanish-American Government and succeeded during the revolution until the pacification of the province by the American Government by the son of the said Relator named Isidro. Subsequently before the operation of the present municipal Code until the date, Mr. Quitong Rufo and Tiburcio Palmon were successively entrusted lieutenants by the District Councilors.This barrio is probably or not has more interesting political history among the barrio of Aklan in the province of Capiz. The same is found among the towns of Banga and Balete not very far from the general drive and before its foundation the barrio belong to the territorial jurisdiction of the last town.

This was the refuge of bad men, like certain Felife two times assasin and Paulo also assasin, these being the first settlers of those thickets.In the years 1872 up to 1877 the evil doers of the said town have come to terrify all the boundary towns until the finally the government with the object of making more effective the action of justice passing the jurisdiction of Banga the scandalous barrio of Balete and this was nearing the year 1875. The robberies the assaults the plunders continued and the homecides assasinating have been done more often, the assault of the case of Antonio Dalida was committed at a distances of half a kilometer near the town of the Capital of Banga, the assasination on the certain council took place in broad daylight in the general way perhaps a distance of two kilometers from the town of Banga. Such state of things made the government. In 1877 a company of Infantry No.5 under the command of Capt.

Manuel Oñamaya in order to operate in combination with the forces of the rural guards of the towns of Banga, Balete, Libacao, Malinao and Madalag but the measure would have regulated useless if said captain commander of the force have not changed tactics, Mr. Lucas Venturanza ordered that will leave in Banga a person well known in the regions a better plan to surprise the wrong doers was planned and as a result of the conference of said gentleman a certain day was set aside by the said commandant for combined operation of the soldiers with the rural guards and before the designated came that lieutenants with some soldiers left jointly with said Mr. Venturanza and seven trusted persons by midnight of another day giving as a result of the operation the captures of the rest, thus establishing the tranquility of the towns, refered to above. Because of the work of the said Mr. Lucas Venturanza he managed the captured of the assasin Paulo, the death of the Civil Guard of Valiente and famous evil-deer and assasin Ninong and the pregentation to the authorities of Eleuterio Lloy.

So great has been the service rendered by the said Mr. Venturanza the Spanish Government aside from the other prizes and all kinds of arms and etc. To give perpetual public testimony of its gratefulness granted that the refered barrio be named Venturanza. This event happened when the governor of the province was Primo de Rivera in the year 1882. The barrio Venturanza extends to some 2,500 hectares and comprises the actual barrio of the San Isidro but after the re-organization of the municipalsity of Banga after the revolution the election of municipal official was conducted those who were then elected managed to sepearte the barrio of San Isidro from Venturanza. These were facilitated by those who signed the present narration. Barrio of Venturanza, Municipality of Calivo, Province of Capiz, P.I. on July 30,1911.