In my early days of blogging, I have posted that there are places in Northern Spain named as Mosende, although, until now, I do not know whether they are political units or merely names of villages. But it seems they are equivalent to our Philippine municipalities. These are found in Lugo, Galicia Spain, and Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. See here.
La Coruña (called A Coruña in Galician language) is also in Galicia, Spain. See here.
Last year, I found from the well-known Genealogical Society of Utah (the National Archives recommended this splendid work of the Mormons if one would want to trace its family tree), the names of Juan Mosende (1580) and Pedro Mosende (1610) coming from La Coruña, Spain (see here).
The above seem to confirm that the Mosende Family of Mainit and Placer, Surigao del Norte must have descended from the Mosende Clan of La Coruña, Spain
Sa ato pa, gikan sa La Coruña, iban ni Magellan sanan ni Loaisa (kaibanan isab si Fray Urdaneta) an mga-kapopo-popoan nan mga Mosende. Mga lumon... wara di sa kanao! Haruy di!
Schreurs, Peter. 2000. Caraga Antigua, 1521-1910: The Hispanization and Christianization of Agusan, Surigao, and East Davao. National Historical Institute.
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Written historical evidences of the relocation of Mainitnons from Daang Lungsod (currently San Isidro) to the present-day Poblacion due to the Hurricane of 1876. This was probably during the leadership (Cabeza de Barangay) of my great, great, great grandfather Don Saturnino Libarnes (see related post here). This also confirms the foundation of the poblacion as retold to me by Lolo Bitoy, Saturnino's grandson (see here).