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Luz Family of the Philippines

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  • Don Manuel Mitra Luz (1858 - 1942)
    Manuel came from a wealthy chinese mestizo family in Lipa. He was described to be of towering height (six footer), aristocratic in his ways, strict yet considerate. He was engaged to marry his niece, S...
  • Simeon Metra Luz (deceased)
    Simeon was gobernadorcillo of Batangas (1854, 1866) and is remembered as the second duly elected governor of the province of Batangas (1903-1904). It was during his term as governor when Filipino-Ameri...
  • Doña Segunda Solis Katigbak (1863 - 1943)
    At a young age, Segunda Solis Katigbak was sent by her parents to Manila's best school for girls, the Colegio de la Concordia in Paco where she became an interna to the nuns. Going to Manila from Lipa ...

Luz is a surname meaning "light", commonly used in many Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking nations.

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