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Mercado Family of the Philippines

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  • Saturnina Rizal-Hidalgo (1850 - 1913)
    Saturnina "Neneng" Rizal-Hidalgo is the eldest of Rizal's siblings. More here:
  • Dr. Jose Rizal (1861 - 1896)
    Jose Protacio "Pepe" Mercado Rizal is the Philippine national hero, whose writings inspired the Filipino movement for freedom from Spanish rule. More here: . During his stay in Spain, Rizal became th...
  • Paciano Alonso Mercado (1851 - 1930)
    Paciano Rizal Mercado was a revolutionary general and gentleman farmer. The oldest brother of Jose Rizal, he supported his brother financially by sending him to Europe to study. He was also a big influ...
  • Narcisa Rizal-Lopez (1852 - 1939)
    Narcisa Rizal was the third eldest sibling of Jose Rizal. She was a teacher and a musician by profession. It was Narcisa who looked for and found the unmarked grave of Dr. Jose Rizal at the Paco cemete...
  • Benito Mercado Marasigan (deceased)
    Benito Mercado Marasigan belonged to one of the old landed "Angkan"s of San Juan, Batangas, originally from Cuenca, Batangas. He and his wife Soledad built their home in the 1930s along the Lawaye Rive...

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