Roxas Family

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The Roxas family of Manila, Madrid, Capiz, Laguna are descended from the great Roxas patriarch Mariano Roxas. He was married to Ana Maria de Ureta.

They had three children, two of whom were:

The Roxas family memebers, according to Salvador Araneta, spelled their surname with either "j" or an "x" after the Spanish pronunciation of the name. Araneta posied three possible ancestors of the Roxas family:

  • Antonio Fernandez de Roxas, who landed as pilot of the San Jose galleon that arrived from Acapulco, Mexico. Don Antonio was born in the Canary Islands, and settled in Manila. He became the admiral of the Nuestra Señroa del Rosario and was awarded an encomienda in Palawan in 1715. He married twice with his second wife being Teresa Gutierrez y Escaño.

Prominent Descendants

To see the database of members of the Roxas Family, click Roxas Family Database



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