On September 30 that year he married Felisa de Castro.
They were gifted with seven children Elvira, Florante:, Celia, Ariel, Dalisay, Israel and Malaya.
Talking about his family, he wrote, "my father's family name was Bocubuc but at the suggestion of the Spanish alferez in Gerona illy father changed it to Bocobo.
My father was induced to make the change because people used to tease him and his brothers and sisters as bubuc." He learned the alphabet from his mother and writing from his father, using as a primer the Cartilla, a paperbound pamphlet containing the Spanish alphabet, a syllabary and some prayers.
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His formal education started in Gerona and he had it by apprenticeship as a clerk without salary in the municipal government.
He once dreamt to be a doctor but early contact with public and judicial affairs later influenced him to take up law.
In 1914 he was made assistant professor of Civil Law, and associate professor two years later, in July 1917 he was appointed full professor and acting dean of the college. the most outstanding law school in the country and the one with the best legal library. Quezon in many ways: from drafting speeches and statements to fighting for Philippine independence as a member of four independence missions to the United States in 1919, 1922, 1923, and 1924.
During that span of years, he always insisted on the highest standard of legal training. He dedicated two of his books to the cause of Philippine autonomy - For Freedom and Dignity, which opposed the Hare-Hawes-Cutting Law and General Wood and the Law, a book consisting of articles he had written for the newspapers upholding the stand of President Quezon in the celebrated controversy between Filipino leaders and General Wood.