Inmaculad Concepcion Church Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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The church of Inmaculada Concepcion of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico has played an immense role in my family’s history and now in tracing my Genealogy. I have traced over two hundred years of Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths through the records left behind by her priests. Here are some old pictures and some modern ones of this great church that up to this date is impacting the lives of the surrounding community as it has been doing since the 1700’s.

1874 Picture of Mexican Army in Front of Church

Mexican Army in front of Inmaculada Concepcion Church in Mier
Tamaulipas in 1874. Source:

Early 1900’s


More About the Church

Parroquia de la Purísima Concepción (PurísimaConcepciónParish) Calle Hidalgo, facing Plaza Juárez Mier. The church dates to 1780 and its enormous tower to 1795. It has been restored and its roof structure modernized. The structure is in excellent condition due to the great care of the parishioners.

Modern Picture of Church (It has been restored)


 Google Earth 3 D Model of Church


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  • amy rue

    Thank you so much for posting these pictures! I am looking at my family’s history and found that my Great Great Grandmother, Sara Romula Leal, was baptized at this chuch in 1870s.
    On a whim I googled ‘Inmaculada Concepción, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico’ and your blog came up!
    I see that you have Guerra listed, too. Sara’s parents were Joaquina Guerra and Jose de los Santos Leal.
    Thank you again for giving me a visual of my history!
    amy at

  • Moises Garza

    You are welcome, enjoy. : ) I searched those names in my database but I don’t have them.



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