The Filipino Genealogy Project

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Current Rank: 30 (Education)
Site Description: This is a dedicated blog site on Filipino genealogy. It is the aim of this blog to discuss, compile, and eventually preserve all types of genealogies available on Filipino families.
Date Joined: Jan 23, 2013

Tags: Filipino Genealogy, Filipino family history, Philippine genealogy

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Psychohistory: A Genealogical Perspective of EDSA
on Feb 24, 2013 in Genealogy and History Psychohistory Philippine Genealogy Ilokano genealogy Marcos One of the best bosses I've ever had is my current one, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 7 Assistant Regional Director, Dr. Nemia C. Antipala. She elicits the slumbering UPian mentality in me. Everytime she discusses some...

Tracing FPJ's American Ancestry Through Online Sources
on Feb 2, 2013 in Filipino genealogy project Filipino-American genealogy Genealogy and Elections Fernando Poe Jr tree Mestizo genealogy FPJ family tree When we begin our search for our family history we mostly start with the internet. Although I personally do not advise using the world wide web as the FIRST step in genealogical search there have been many people who barely had to do anything anymore...

An Argawanon Wasn't in the Titanic, After All: Importance of Other State Records in Genealogy Research
on Jan 8, 2013 in US Census Juan B. Lucero Filipino genealogy project John B. Lucero New Orleans Immigration documents argawanon genealogy Passengers' list Cebuano genealogies Obituaries Genealogy 101 Although sources such as Immigration, Passengers List, and Census records don't always appeal to the regular amateur Filipino genealogist, if one has relatives who have migrated to the United States or anywhere else in the last hundred years or so th...

Vicente A. Kintanar, Jr.: A Life of Achievement
on Jan 3, 2013 in Filipino genealogy project June Kintanar tribute kintanar argao genealogy family history argawanon genealogy January 4 marks a sad day for the listeners of radio commentator Vicente A. Kintanar, Jr., more popularly known as June Kintanar. He was a popular Cebuano broadcast journalist and former Cebu City politician whose various block programs in local...

Why History is on Agnes A. Magpale's Side
on Dec 28, 2012 in Filipino genealogy project Garcia vs. Magpale Dimataga genealogy Danao political family Agnes Magpale genealogy Durano genealogy Almendras genealogy (Credits: political observers and observer-wannabees have given their opinions about the current drama at the Cebu capitol, I believe there are still a lot of things left unsaid.Some say that the assumption of Vic...

Finding the Padre in Padre Noconocido
on Dec 25, 2012 in Filipino genealogy project priestly genealogy argawanon genealogy Cebuano genealogies Genealogy 101 Fr. Juan AballeAlthough Christmas has always had a religious significance for most, I have always seen it in a more feminist perspective. I have always appreciated the idea of a woman giving birth to a child without a father. This is only too true in...

Cebuano Families: The Garcias
on Dec 19, 2012 in political families Gwen Garcia suspension Filipino genealogy project Garcias of Barili Governor suspension Gwen Garcia Garcias of Dumanjug Pablo Garcia Cebuano genealogies When Argawanon Hilario P. Davide III ran against reelectionist Gwen Garcia for the post of Cebu governor in 2010 I started to trace Garcia's family tree as part of a feature I wanted to do in my blog. Unfortunately I was unable to go beyond three gen...

Tracing Manny Pacquiao's (and my friend, Domz's) Genealogy
on Nov 20, 2012 in Villareal Samar Filipino genealogy project Calbiga Samar Manny Pacquiao Dionisia Pacquiao Diosnia Dapidran Dionisia Dapigran Pacquiao genealogy Domz Ocale genealogy Inopacan Leyte Because of my most current day job, I have been unable to really focus on my genealogical endeavors. And for some time now I have been too comfortable doing genealogy because, 1) most genealogies I have done in the past decade have been almost all fr...

St. Pedro Calungsod was from Iloilo
on Oct 20, 2012 in St. Pedro Calungsod Calungsod surname Calongsod Philippine Genealogy Calunsod Iloilo Calungsod In the excitement of everyone leading to the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod, historians are still hazy as to where this Bisaya, young lay missionary really hailed from. Based on most articles written about Pedro Calungsod, historians have ge...

Claveria's Decree and Some Thoughts on Surnames of Nobility
on Sep 7, 2012 in Filipino genealogy project Gatmaitan Claveria decree 1849 Dula Gatdula Salamat Tupas Gatbonton Gatchalien Salonga Magat Macapagal Mojica Lacandola I remember reading in Stephen Birmingham's America's Secret Aristocracy that Jackie Kennedy Onassis's grandfather released a genealogy of the Bouvier family which traced the family to various aristocratic and royal dynasties in France. Many of t...

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