The spelling variations of this surname include Franco, Francos, Franca, Francés, Frances, among others. The name was first used in Castile in northern Spain.
Unconfirmed stories place our line’s origin in Alabat, Quezon, Philippines. Narcisa Francisco is the earliest known matriarch of our branch of the Francisco Clan. She had at least three daughters: Candelaria, Guillerma and Leoncia (the grandmother of Philip Dudley Cezar). By marriage, the clan is related to other families of note: Cezar, Fabie, and Hernandez.
Family History Research Notes
1. Magno, Carlo. Interview. Place: Cainta, Rizal, Philippines. Date conducted: 20 May 2010.
2. Narcisa Francisco’s Family Tree can be found on Geni.com.