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Garcia Family of the Philippines

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  • Carlos Polistico Garcia (1896 - 1971)
    Carlos Polistico García was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist and guerrilla leader. He became the eighth President of the Philippines known for his "...
  • Francesca Velasco Garcia
    Francesca "Cheska" Velasco Garcia-Kramer is a Filipino actress and model. More here: .
  • Patrick Velasco Garcia
    Franz Patrick Velasco Garcia is a Filipino actor. More here: .
  • Padre José Apolonio Burgos y Garcia (1837 - 1872)
    José Apolonio Burgos y García was a Filipino mestizo secular priest, accused of mutiny by the Spanish colonial authorities in the Philippines in the 19th century. He was placed in a mock ...
  • Santiago Garcia Guevara (1899 - 1996)
    Santiago Garcia Guevara graduated from West Point in 1923, returned to the Philippines and became the Commandant of Cadets in the Philippine Military Academy. In World War II, Lt. Col. Guevara was assi...

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Garcia 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)