Co Yu Hwan
The great grandfather of Corazon Aquino, he was from Tongan Province in China. He was baptized Catholic with Filipino name Jose Cojuangco (Ingkong) . He married Antena Estrella and had three children; two girls and one boy. Ysidra? (Isila) was born in 1867; Melecio in 1871 and Chanita(Trinidd) in 1896/ From Malolos, the whole family transferred to Tarlac.
Melecio Cojuangco was the son of Co Yu Hwan alias Jose Cojuangco (Ingkong) and the grandfather of Cory Aquino. He married a Chinese mestiza, Tiakla Chico in 1894. He was the first politician in the family. He became a representative of the first District of Tarlac in the First Philippine Legislature from 1907 to 1909.
Among their children were Jose Cojuangco Sr., Antonio, and Eduardo Cojuangco.
THE Father, the uncles, cousins and nephews:
Jose Cojuangco II or Jose Cojuangco Sr. was the father of Cory Aquino. He married Demetria Sumulong. He was representative of the First District of Tarlac to 10th Philippine Legislature in 1934-41 and in the National Assembly in 1944-46.
The couple had eight children where Cory was the sixth.
Jose Cojuangco Jr. is the younger brother of Cory who is married to Margarita Tingting Cojuangco.
He was the representative of the First district of Tarlac to the House of Representatives for the periods 1962-68 and 1987-1998.
His wife Tingting Cojuangco was elected Governor of Tarlac for the period 1992-1998.
They have five children; Luisita Immaculada Angeles Alexandra, Josephine Victoria, Mikaela Ma. Antonia, Margarita Demetria, Regina Patricia Jose.
Eduardo Cojuangco Sr. – brother of Jose Cojuangco Sr., uncle of Corazon Aquino.
He married Josephine Murphy. He is the father of Eduardo Danding Cojuangco and Merceditas Cojuangco.
He was the Governor of Tarlac in the 1940s.
Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. is the cousin of Corazon Aquino. He was the representative of the First District of Tarlac in 1969-72. He is the chairman of San Miguel Corporation and owns other business conglomerates. He run in presidential election in 1992 but lost. He is married to Soledad Oppen. He is the father of Charlie and Marcos Cojuangco.
Carlos “Charlie” Cojuangco is a nephew of Cory Aquino. He is the Representative of the 4th district of Negros Occidental since 1998 to present. He was a former mayor.
His wife was the late Rio Diaz.
Marcos “Mark” Cojuangco is a nephew of Cory Aquino. He is the Representative of the First District of Tarlac from 2001 to present.
Mercedes Cojuangco Teodoro is the cousin of Cory Aquino and the sister of Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco.
She was an assemblywoman in 1978 to 1986. She was married to Gilberto Teodot Sr, a former SSS Administrator.
She is the mother of Gilberto Teodoro Jr.
Gilberto Teodoro Jr. is the Secretary of the National Defense and was a Representative of the First District of Tarlac from 1998 to 2007.
He is running for presidential election in 2010. His wife Monica Prieto-Cojuangco replaced him as Representative of the First District of Tarlac.
Antonio Cojuangco Sr. – the uncle of Cory Aquino and the brother of Jose Cojuangco Sr.
He was not a politician. He married Victoria Uytuico and had a son, Ramon.
Ramon Cojuangco –is the cousin of Cory Aquino. He married Imelda Ongsiako. Their son is Tony “Boy “ Cojuangco who was married and separated from Denise Yabut and now is the companion of Gretchen Barreto.