This is in response to your post. I heard the same story from my father before when I asked him about my late mom's family roots. He said my mom's grandfathers and grandmother were originally from Spain and migrated here in the Philippines but later moved to different provinces for some reason. One of them which is my mom's grandfather named Sixtush Mejia moved to Merida, Leyte and started his own family. Most of the Mejia clan members now are located here in the visayas region. I hope this response helps.