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Isaac Family of the Philippines

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  • Leocadio Isaac Abella (deceased)
    Leocadio married Feliza Malonda Calleja, with whom he had Domingo and Remedios. When he became a young widower, Leocadio took his wife’s sister, Salome Malonda Calleja as his second spouse. They...
  • Jose Isaac (c.1911 - c.1984)
    Jose Isaac was an expert clarinet- and violin- player. He and his wife Josefina taught the children of Libon to play banduria, ukelele, guita, piano. They organized various recitals, choirs, rondallas ...
  • Mariano Isaac Abella (1860 - d.)
    At the heels of the Tagalog insurrection, the Bicol region felt the brunt of the government’s campaigns to crush the looming revolution. Suspected of rebellion against Spain, Mariano was arreste...
  • Domingo Isaac Abella (1873 - 1897)
    Domingo Isaac Abella was born in 1873 in Nueva Caceres, Ambos Camarines, Philippines to Manuel Pinzon Abella and Bibiana Isaac. As a boy, he excelled in mental activities and was versatile in various s...
  • Concepcion Isaac Abella (c.1880 - d.)
    This is how she was described on the Abella Family’s website: “Conchita was known as the ‘Queen of Naga’, and by most accounts, imperious and arrogant. On her way to church,...

The surname Isaac has Biblical origins. It is derived from the Hebrew personal name Yishaq which means ‘he laughs’.

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