Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Alunan Family of the Philippines

« Back to Projects Dashboard

Project Tags

Top Surnames

view all


  • Rafael Rivas Alunan, Sr. (1885 - 1947)
    Rafael Rival Alunan Sr. was the Secretary of Agriculture and Commerce during the Philippine Commonwealth. He held this position until 1942.
  • Enrica Alunan-Lizares (c.1855 - 1942)
    Enrica "Dicang" Alunan-Lizares was the hardworking grand matriarch of the Alunan-Lizares Clan. She was a successful planter and investor and her family had controlling interests in three sugar centrals...
  • Adela Lizares-Mapa (c.1861 - d.)
    Adela Lizares-Mapa was among the co-founders of the Asilo de San Vicente de Paul in Molo, Iloilo. Under the care of the Sisters of the Daughters of Charity, the institution was once a refuge for the ho...

The Alunan Family were among the landed gentry of Negros Occidental even before the establishment of the great sugar plantations in the 1850s. Their ascendants of the clan spawned an enviable list of politicians, hacienderos and capitalists.

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 adding yourself as a "Follower" or "Collaborator", select the profile of the accomplished individual you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to that profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which that profile 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)