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Syquia Family of the Philippines

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  • Vicente R. Syquia (b. - 1894)
    Chinese Migrant Sy Kia from Am Thau, Amoy, China hispanized his name to Vicente Ruperto Romero Sy Quia and became an affluent businessman in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. He married Petronila Encarnacion in 1853 ...
  • Jennifer Lynne Syquia
    Jenny Syquia is a Filipina actress and designer.
  • Gregorio Encarnacion Syquia (deceased)
    Gregorio R. Syquia was a steward of vast royal lands in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, during the Spanish colonial period. He served as the Gobernadorcillo de Vigan from 1896 to 1898. Don Gregorio was decorated by...

The surname Syquia is a Hispanized version of the Chinese immigrant name, Sy Kia who settled in Vigan, Ilocos Sur in the early 1800s.

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

Reference

  • "Syquia Mansion of President Elpidio Quirino". Vigan.ph. http://bit.ly/WxSjNC. Date accessed: 02 Mar 2013.