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Gonzales Family of the Philippines

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  • Carlos Gonzales Preysler (b. - 1944)
    Carlos Preysler Gonzales was captured by the Japanese during WWII for his activities in the guerilla movement, he was imprisoned in Fort Santiago where he was tortured and killed.
  • Luis Gonzales (deceased)
    Luis Gonzalez was a pilot during the Korean war and a former Philippine ambassador to Spain. (Not the Filipino actor, Luis Gonzales , whose real name is Luis Mercado)
  • Guia Gonzalez Balmori (1920 - 2006)
    Guia Gonzalez Balmori was crowned Miss Philippines at the 1938 Manila Exposition. More here: .
  • Manuela Delgado Barretto (1900 - 1964)
    Manolita Delgado Barretto was crowned Queen at the 1916 Manila Carnival. More here: .
  • Emma Gonzales Zamora (c.1913 - 1943)
    Emma Gonzales Zamora-Ruiz was crowned Miss Philippines at the 6th National Beauty Contest at the 1932 Manila Carnival. More here:

This study also includes GonzaleZ. These surnames were 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 Gonzales 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)