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Rizal Family of the Philippines

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  • Jacinta Rafaela (deceased)
    Jacinta Rafaela was a Chinese mestiza. She is believed to be the daughter of a Christian Chinese and a Chinese mestiza. The "Rafaela" part of her name was very likely added in adulthood, in honor of th...
  • Agustin Chinco (deceased)
    Agustin Chinco, of Chinchew, China, was a rice merchant. "His baptismal record suggests that he was an educated man, as already indicated, for the name of his town proved a puzzle till a present-day Do...
  • Regina Ursua (deceased)
    Regina Ursua was of Spanish, Chinese and Tagalog ancestry. She is sometimes referred to as an Ochoa. According to alternative oral histories, Regina was wedded to the lawyer in second marriage, being...
  • Manuel de Quintos, I (deceased)
    Manuel de Quintos was a lawyer and served as the municipal captain of Lingayan, Pangasinan. Source: Craig, Austin. "Lineage, Life and Labors of Jose Rizal". Manila: Philippine Education Company, 1913.
  • Manuel Cailianco de Quintos, II (deceased)
    Manuel de Quintos was an attorney (like his father) and whose family were Chinese mestizos of Pangasinan. He graduated from Santo Tomás University, Source: Craig, Austin. "Lineage, Life and La...

Welcome to the "Herrederos de Jose Rizal" Project!

Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the Philippine national hero, did not leave any surviving direct descendants. It is a pity how the venerable surname, which was derived from the Spanish "ricial" (meaning "verdant"), is rarely (if at all) used today.

This project aims to create fitting biographies (click on live links to view) for individuals connected by blood to Lolo Pepe. If you wish to contact living family members, please communicate with Jerome of the Rizal Family Foundation.

Find more history projects at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

Direct Ascendants

Generation 1

Generation 2

Generation 3

Related by Marriage

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)