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Roxas Family of the Philippines

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  • Juan de Roxas (c.1790 - d.)
    Juan de Roxas is the earliest known ancestor of the de Roxas line in Obando, Bulacan. He was born approximately in the 1790s. He married Victoriana de la Cruz, with whom he had at least two children: P...
  • Manuel Roxas y Acuña (1892 - 1948)
    Manuel Acuña Roxas was the fifth President of the Philippines. He served as president from the granting of independence in 1946 until his abrupt death in 1948. Roxas was born on January 1, 1892 in Capi...
  • Trinidad Roxas (1900 - 1995)
    Trinidad Roura de Leon was the Queen of the 1920 Victory Carnival. She became the First Lady to President Roxas. More here: .
  • Gerardo Manuel de Leon Roxas (1924 - 1982)
    Gerardo Manuel "Gerry" de Leon Roxas was a Filipino legislator from Capiz. More here:
  • Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas
    Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas is an investment bank turned politician. More here:

Roxas is derived from a Spanish word which means "red". This study also covers Rojas, de Rojas, de Roxas.

The Roxas Family was included in "The Manila 60", as published in the 1950s by society writer Torrosa Subido. The list comprised of the fabulously wealthy families, as well as those that made contributions to society. These old families pride themselves in the legacy of grace and refinement.

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