Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal and His Family

The Rizals is considered one of the biggest families during their time. Domingo Lam-co, the family’s paternal ascendant was a full-blooded Chinese who came to the Philippines from Amoy, China in the closing years of the 17th century and married a Chinese half-breed by the name of Ines de la Rosa.

Mercado-Rizal family had also traces of Japanese, Spanish, Malay and Even Negrito blood aside from Chinese.

Jose Rizal came from a 13-member family consisting of his parents, Francisco Mercado II and Teodora Alonso Realonda, and nine sisters and one brother.

Francisco Mercado (1818-1898)

 Father of Jose Rizal who was the youngest of 13 offsprings of Juan and Cirila Mercado. Born in Biñan, Laguna on April 18, 1818; studied in San Jose College, Manila; and died in Manila.

Teodora Alonso (1827-1913)

 Mother of Jose Rizal who was the second child of Lorenzo Alonso and Brijida de Quintos. She studied at the Colegio de Santa Rosa. She was a business-minded woman, courteous, religious, hard-working and well-read. She was born in Santa Cruz, Manila on November 14, 1827 and died in 1913 in Manila.

Saturnina Rizal (1850-1913)

Eldest child of the Rizal-Alonzo marriage. Married Manuel Timoteo Hidalgo of Tanauan, Batangas.

Paciano Rizal (1851-1930)

 Only brother of Jose Rizal and the second child. Studied at San Jose College in Manila; became a farmer and later a general of the Philippine Revolution.

Narcisa Rizal (1852-1939)

The third child. married Antonio Lopez at Morong, Rizal; a teacher and musician.

Olympia Rizal (1855-1887)

The fourth child. Married Silvestre Ubaldo; died in 1887 from childbirth.

Lucia Rizal (1857-1919)

The fifth child. Married Matriano Herbosa.

Maria Rizal (1859-1945)

The sixth child. Married Daniel Faustino Cruz of Biñan, Laguna.

Jose Rizal (1861-1896)

The second son and the seventh child. He was executed by the Spaniards on December 30,1896.

Conception Rizal (1862-1865)

The eight child. Died at the age of three.

Josefa Rizal (1865-1945)

The ninth child. An epileptic, died a spinster.

Trinidad Rizal (1868-1951)

The tenth child. Died a spinster and the last of the family to die.

Soledad Rizal (1870-1929)

The youngest child married Pantaleon Quintero.

24 Responses to Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal and His Family

  1. dianne says:

    Jose P. Rizal is my favorite national hero.

  2. dianne says:

    Jose P. Rizal makes great doing of a hero doings.

  3. dianne says:

    Jose P. Rizal is a very good hero thats why i love him.

  4. noor harizal says:

    Rizal has inspired me for his brave revolution and he has always been my
    hero and praised him forever.

  5. xXBoBXx says:

    Thank you soo much… this has really been of great help. ^_^

  6. poorita14 says:

    can anyone give me a copy of olympia rizal ubaldo descendants.??tnx.

  7. johny says:

    is rizal is the legendary emo in the phil?

  8. evangeline says:

    i want all the pictuer of rizals family

  9. evangeline says:

    i want all the picture of rizals family

  10. arlene says:

    dr. jose rizal was really a great hero, he makes Filipino now a days proud to be one.

  11. arlene says:

    philippine history would not be history at all w/o dr. jose rizal

  12. christian Bautista of Kolehiyo ng Lungsod ng Lipa says:

    tanx 4 the pictures …. i need these to our Project

  13. ~skycherz;-> says:

    i want all the pictures of jose rizal ancestries both father and mother side who can help me???please…

  14. zander kent duhaylungsod am-is says:

    jose rizal reminds me through his works i should always be proud for being a filipino….

  15. Jhazz♥ says:

    dpat whole story ni pepe sana hehi magmula nung cnilang cia at nun mamatay cia ^_^

  16. yukina.loves.hibari says:

    ne, i need some pictures of rizal’s descendants please help me!

  17. pipay says:

    i wanted to have rizal’s pic with his family……

  18. [email protected] says:

    17-18 century?

  19. Hi. Do you have a picture of Rizal’s gf: Josephine Bracken?

  20. Makolet says:

    All I Want Too Say Is, Thank You For Everything You Have Done and Have Said Too Our People And For The Mother Land. Thank You To All The Bayani

  21. cathy elevencione says:

    the best hero in philippines

  22. TERESITA ARAYA says:

    thank for being a good hero for us.

  23. mary says:

    hi,wala bang background stories ang mga pictures na to? plz put up some….

  24. Jessa Q. says:

    tnx for the picture of rizal’s mother…… really need it ^-^

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