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Benitez Family of the Philippines

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  • Paz Jurado Marquez (1894 - 1983)
    Paz Jurado Marquez-Benitez is a famed short story writer, recognized for the first Filipino modern English-language short story, "Dead Stars". She was crowned Queen of the 1912 Manila Carnival. She bec...
  • Francisco "Paco" Francia Benítez (1887 - 1951)
    Francisco Francia Benitez was a famed educator. He belonged to the first wave of "pensionados" or Filipinos sent to the United States to study. More here: .
  • Amparo Noel-Borromeo (deceased)
    Amparo Benitez Noel-Borromeo was crowned Reina de Visayas at the 1912 Manila Carnival. More here: .
  • Ana Virginia Marquez Benitez (1917 - d.)
    Ana Virginia Marquez Benitez-Licuanan was an esteemed history scholar. Her body of work included a book she co-wrote with José Llavador Mira -- "The Philippines under Spain", a compilation and translat...

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