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Mendoza Family of the Philippines

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  • Crisanto Mendoza de los Reyes (1828 - c.1895)
    Crisanto Mendoza de los Reyes was an affluent businessman and a member of the Pandacan Masonic Lodge. He was one of the 154 heroes of the Cavite Mutiny of 1872. More here: .
  • Eugenia Mendoza Tanchangco (c.1871 - 1969)
    Eugenia "Genia" Tanchangco-Reyes was among "The Brave Women of Malolos". She studied at Colegio de la Concordia in Manila. It is recorded that she met Rizal at a baptismal party in Malolos in 1888, pri...
  • Aurea Mendoza Tanchangco (c.1890 - 1958)
    Aurea Tantangco-Hernando was among "The Brave Women of Malolos". She was sent to Colegio de la Concordia, living with relatives in Binondo while finishing her education. She was known to be excellent i...
  • Felipe Mendoza Tanchangco (deceased)
    Felipe Mendoza Tanchanco served as Municipal Treasurer for Hagonoy, an adjoining municipality of Malolos. According to family lore, a clerical error omitting the g from his surname resulted in the a "d...
  • Emmanuel Mendoza Almeda (1926 - 2004)
    Dr. Emmanuel Mendoza Almeda was among the founding staff of the UP Department of Opthalmology, which he led in 1966. He also founded the Phlippine Eye and Ear Infirmary in the same year. He served as t...

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