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Alonso Family of the Philippines

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  • Jose de Quintos Alonzo (deceased)
    Jose de Quintos Alonzo Realonda was schooled in Calcutta, India. As Jose Rizal's paternal uncle, he was the young hero's inspiration in sketching, painting and sculpture. Source: Craig, Austin. "...
  • Lorenzo Alberto Florentina Alonso (c.1790 - c.1854)
    Lorenzo Alberto Florentina Alonzo was believed to be a descendant of Lakandula, a Bornean Moslem (as traced by Mr. Luther Parker in his study of the Pampangan migration from oral histories). Lorenzo ...
  • Teodora de Quintos Alonso (1827 - 1911)
    Teodora Alonzo was the mother of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal, and a native of Sta. Cruz, Manila. She was known for being a disciplinarian as well as a dedicated, courteous and hard-working moth...
  • Dr. Jose Rizal (1861 - 1896)
    Jose Protacio "Pepe" Mercado Rizal is the Philippine national hero, whose writings inspired the Filipino movement for freedom from Spanish rule. More here: . During his stay in Spain, Rizal became th...

The surname Alonso or Alonzo is derived from the Spanish personal name Alonso, a cognate or derivative of Alfonso. This surname was included in the alphabetical catalog accompanying the Claveria Decree of 1849, requiring Filipinos to "select" new last names.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Alonso Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)