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Mercado Family of the Philippines

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  • Josepha Didnio Chinco Mercado (c.1741 - c.1741)
    Josepha Didnio Chinco Mercado was born in 1741 and named after her mother's sister. "She had lived only five days, but payments to the priest for a funeral such as was not given to many grown persons w...
  • Petrona Alejandro Mercado (deceased)
    Petrona Alejandro Mercado was a dressgoods merchant in Calamba, Laguna. She was widowed shortly after marriage. Upon her mother’s death, her siblings Potenciana and Francisco moved to Calamba. T...
  • Potenciana Alejandro Mercado (b. - 1847)
    Potencia Alejandro Mercado, being the eldest sister, cared for her younger siblings like a second mother upon the untimely death of their father. Her younger brother Francisco, was the father of Jose R...
  • Francisco Alejandro Mercado (1818 - 1898)
    Francisco Mercado was only eight years old when his father died. He attended the Latin school in Biñan where his sons would later matriculate. He also attended the Colegio de San Jose in Manila ...
  • Juan Monica Mercado (c.1770 - c.1834)
    Juan Mercado lived in a large stone house in the center of Biñan, Laguna; and was known as "Capitan Juan". Like his father, Juan served as the town's capitan del pueblo (in 1808, 1813, and 1823)...

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