Genealogy in the Philippines

While Filipinos value close family ties within their clans, very few of us, even those living abroad, have gone far to even posting their ancestors' and other relatives' data on the Internet, unlike Americans and Europeans. I, in my ultimate goal of being an advocate genealogist, look forward to encourage more Filipinos to research on their roots.

Problems with genealogy research in this country (in my opinion)


What to do with relatives who were annulled

Since the Philippines remains the only country in the world that doesn't grant divorce (but does recognizes divorces granted in other countries), here are a few tips that remedy the dilemma of whether this fact should be in your database or not:

Starting Your Own Research

If you don't know where to start your own genealogical research, I suggest that you: