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Locsin Genealogy and Locsin Family History Information

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About the Locsin surname

Sometime in the middle part of the 18th century, between the years 1747 and 1750, an adventurous young man named "Wo Sing Lok" or "Sin Lok" from Amoy (old name for Xiamen, an island known in ancient times as "Gateway to China", located in the southern part of Fujian Province at the mouth of Jiulong "nine dragon" River in China), arrived in the Philippines. He permanently settled at "Parian", now Molo in Iloilo City. In 1780, Sing Lok was christened as AGUSTIN LOCSIN when he married CECILIA SAYSON, a mestisa daughter of an ilongga and a sangley or local Chinaman who were both devout catholics. Thus, the LOCSIN LINEAGE began....