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Juan de Roxas of Obando, Bulacan, Philippines, is the earliest known ancestor of the de Roxas line. He was born approximately in the 1790s. He married Victoriana de la Cruz, with whom he had at least two children: Placida and Maria.
Placida de la Cruz de Roxaswas born on 10 Oct 1812 in Obando, Bulacan, Philippines to Juan de Roxas and Victoriana de la Cruz. She was baptized in Catholic rites at the San Pascual Baylon Parish in Obando, Bulacan on 15 Oct 1812 with Cesaria de Avila as godmother. She married Roman Candelaria de San Diego in Catholic rites on 08 Jun 1833 in San Pascual Baylon Parish in Obando, Bulacan. They had at least three children: Gregoria, Rafael and Teodoro.
Teodoro Roxas San Diego was born on 31 March 1839 in Obando, Bulacan, Philippines to Roman Candelaria de San Diego and Placida de Roxas. Baptismal documents refer to him as “Theodoro de San Diego”. In others, he is referred to as “Teodoro Cuerva San Diego”.
Teodoro first married Dominga Cecuba Alverto at the San Pascual Baylon Parish in Obando, Bulacan on 19 November 1853, when he was only 14. His marriage record referred to him as bagontas or “young boy”.
Teodoro married Candida Lopez Calayag, after his first wife’s death, on 20 October 1869 at the same church. He had at least four children with his second wife: Benito, Fortunato, Santiago and Valentin.