History of Barangay Cabuco

  

Barangay Cabuco was formerly regarded as Barrio Kanggahan. The name was derived from an old method of transporting goods and commodities to nearby towns of Indang and Tanza using kanga. It has a total land area of 596 hectares bounded in the northeast by Barangay San Agustin and Barangay de Ocampo, in the south by Barangay Aguado, in the east by Barangay Lapidario, in the west by the Municipality of Naic, and in the northwest by the Municipality of Tanza.

 

            Kanggahan is part of the friar land owned by Soriano and Valencia families of Tanza. Before World War II, the land was subdivided by the government and was sold to the first settlers in the place through installment basis.

 

            In May 24, 1954, House Bill 1975 was proposed by Congressman Jose T. Cajulis. Supported by Senator Justiniano S. Montano and Governor Delfin M. Montano, the bill was approved as Republic Act No. 981 entitled “The Charter of Trece Martires City” by the then President Ramon Magsaysay.

 

            Barangay Cabuco was born and was given name at the same time the other barangays in the city of Trece Martires was named. It was derived from the name, Feliciano Cabuco, one of the thirteen martyrs of Cavite. He was born on June 9,1865 in Caridad, Cavite Puerto (Cavite City). He was married to Marcela Bernal with whom he had two sons.

 

             It was said that before he died he uttered “Donde morir uno, ani mismo. moriren todos.” (If one will die, all should die.) This is according to Alfonso de Ocampo.

 

             The first Kapitan del Barrio was Tomas Escalante.He was succeded by five more namely, Luis Rollo, Elpidio Bulugagao, Victor Layno, Victor Lubigan, and Zosimo Escalante. At present, Federico Mojica Ferraer is the Punong Barangay.    

Profile of Barangay Cabuco

 

Physical Characteristics

          Barangay Cabuco is three (3) kilometers away from the city proper and are bounded in the northeast by Barangay San Agustin and Barangay De Ocampo, in the south by Barangay Aguado, in the east by Barangay Lapidario, in the west by the Municipality of Naic, and in the northwest by the Municipality of Tanza.

           The barangay is mostly plain land with a total land area of 596 hectares, classified as a urban community, 70% of which is for residential use, 10% is agricultural and another 10% is commercially used.

           As of 2014 the Barangay has a total population of eleven thousand six hundred seventy four (11,674), out of two thousand twenty one (2,021) families, and one thousand eight hundred fifty three (1,853) households.

Educational Health and Service Facilities

             The barangay provide basic education and health care through its day care program and Barangay Health Center. Medicines are provided to the health Center.

Mode of Public Transportation

           Tricycles, jeepneys, and multicabs are the mode of public transportation in the barangay.

Credit Institutions

              There are no credit institutions in the barangay but the Sangguniang Barangay is looking ways to encourage the establishment of Credit institutions to be able to cater the constituents most specially the new subdivisions.

Water & Electric Supply

          Electricity of the barangay is provided by Meralco. Water supply of the barangay is provided by TMC Water District, and Kanggahan Water Supply Association (KAWASA) but there are still those who uses the deepwells.

Waste Management

            Ordinances were passed by the Sangguniang Barangay in 2013. Barangay Ordinance 02-2013 billed as Kautusang Bawal Magtapon ng Basura sa Kalye and Barangay Ordinance 03-2013 billed as Kautusang Bawal Magtapon ng Basura sa mga Ilog.

             The barangay has its own garbage truck that collects garbage on a weekly basis.

Peace and Order

           The barangay has its Peace and Order Committee headed by Kagawad Arnold F. Calle. The barangay have nineteen (19) Bantay Bayan, headed by Pedro Sierra as the Chief Bantay Bayan. They are in constant contact with the police authorities in sustaining peace and order in the barangay.

 

Barangay Officials

            

FEDERICO M. FERRAER

Punong Barangay

JERWIN R. LAYNO

Sangguniang Barangay Member

MARY ANN P. MASONGSONG

Sangguniang Barangay Member

ERIC E. QUIRAP

Sangguniang Barangay Member

REYNALDO C. FERRER JR.

Sangguniang  Barangay Member

ELSA D. MONTEHERMOSO

Sangguniang Barangay Member

REYNELITO B. ROLLO

Sangguniang Barangay Member

ARNOLD F. CALLE

Sangguniang Barangay Member

ELEONOR  V. AGUILLANA

Barangay  Secretary

ERLINDA A. FERRER

Barangay  Treasurer

MELCHOR L. MIRANDA

Barangay Record Keeper          

CHERIELYN S. CRUZAT

Clerk   

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Peaceful Greetings!

 

          Unity, Cooperation is all we need to achieve our goal for our barangay, I know my dear constituents that all my dreams are for the good of our future.

         

          In my past years in service I tried to act and serve the people the best I can. And I thank you very much for the support of every one.

 

          In behalf of my family my heartfelt thanks to everyone and lets join our hands to achieve our dreams.

 

          Mabuhay tayong lahat

 

                                                                                                FEDERICO M. FERRAER

                                                                                                        Punong Barangay