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Tantoco Family of the Philippines

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  • Juana Reyes-Buendia (1874 - 1900)
    Juana "Anang" Tantoco Reyes was among "The Brave Women of Malolos". Along with her family, she aided the revolutionary army by providing supplies. She died from childbirth complications. More here:
  • Leonor Tantoco Reyes (1919 - 2006)
    Leonor T. Reyes competed as Miss Bulacan at the 1st National Beauty Content at the 1926 Manila Carnival. More here: .
  • Tomas Tantoco Tanchangco (c.1849 - c.1889)
    Tomas Tantoco Tanchangco, a staunch reformist, was the gobernadorcillo of the town of Malolos in 1879. More here: .
  • Elisea Reyes-Galang (1873 - 1969)
    Elisea “Seang” Reyes-Galang was among "The Brave Women of Malolos". Though she did not go on to higher education, she spoke Spanish well. Along with her family, she aided the revolutionary army by prov...
  • Basilia Villariño Tantoco (1865 - 1925)
    Basilia "Ilyang" Villariño Tantoco was among "The Brave Women of Malolos". During the Philippine Revolution, her uncle, father and 5 brothers were active in the Katipunan. She acted as a courier for th...

The name Tantonco has Chinese origins.

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