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Alonso Family of the Philippines

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  • Soledad Rizal (1870 - 1929)
    Soledad Rizal, youngest of Jose Rizal's sisters, was educated as a teacher. His letters scolded her for marrying without the blessing of their parents. Resources "Soledad Rizal: The Hero's Contro...
  • Trinidad Rizal (1868 - 1951)
    Trinidad Rizal, or ‘Trining’, was the tenth child and the custodian of Rizal’s last and greatest poem, "Mi Ultimo Adios." Resources Manebog, Jensen. "Trinidad Rizal: The Custodian of the Hero's G...
  • Josefa Alonso Rizal (1865 - 1945)
    Josefa Rizal’s, or Panggoy, was the ninth child in the family who died a spinster. In Jose Rizal's letter to his sister, Jose praised her for nearly mastering the English language. Jose also wrote abou...
  • Concepcion Alonso Rizal (1862 - 1865)
    Concepcion Rizal, also called ‘Concha’ by her siblings, was the eight child of the Rizal family. She died at the age of three. Of his sisters, it is said that Pepe loved most the little Concha who was ...
  • Maria Alonso Mercado Rizal (1859 - 1945)
    Maria Rizal is the sixth child in the family. It was to her whom Jose talked about wanting to marry Josephine Bracken when the majority of the Rizal family was apparently not amenable to the idea. Jose...

The surname Alonso or Alonzo is derived from the Spanish personal name Alonso, a cognate or derivative of Alfonso. This surname was included in the alphabetical catalog accompanying the Claveria Decree of 1849, requiring Filipinos to "select" new last names.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Alonso 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.

Businessman :: Lorenzo Alonso

Politician :: Lorenzo Alonso

Visual Artist :: Jose Alonzo

Others :: Teodora Alonso :: Concepcion Alonso Rizal :: Jose Alonso Rizal :: Josefa Alonso Rizal :: Lucia Rizal-Herbosa :: Maria Alonso Mercado Rizal :: Olimpia Rizal-Ubaldo :: Soledad Rizal

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)