2011 December

Names and Photos of 1974 Graduating Class of Rio Grande City Texas

I noticed a few days ago that The Portal To Texas History had recently added a lot of issues of the Rio Grande City Herald.  I thought to my self, lets do a quick search. I entered my father in laws name Heraclio Perez and on the first result I found a picture of him […]

Jose Domingo Lopez Martinez, His Wife and Children

1st Generation 1. Jose Domingo Lopez (my great-great-great-great-grandfather) (turned out that I was wrong) was born on Jan. 10, 1790 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on May 2, 1860 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was the son of Pedro Jose Lopez and Maria Margarita Martinez. He married Maria Bernarda Vela (my great-great-great-great-grandmother) on Aug. […]

Ofelia Garza Lopez, 1927 Civil Registration Births of Congregacion Arcabuz Tamaulipas Mexico

The following death record is that of my grandfather’s sister, Ofelia Garza Lopez was my. At the cemetery of Los Trevinos, Tamaulipas, Mexico I had found Ofelia’s tombstone with a death date of September 15, 1944. The following document indicates that she was born on the 29th of October 1924. So she was 19 years […]

Eulalio Garza Lopez, 1927 Civil Registration Births of Congregacion Arcabuz Tamaulipas Mexico

As you all know, due to my last three posts, I have been transcribing the Birth Index from 1925 to 1930 of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Well in the 1927 I found three names too familiar to discard. They were Luciano, Eulalio, and Ofelia Garza. Eulalio is my paternal grandfather and Luciano his brother and Ofelia […]

1927 Birth Index of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Index to the 1927 births in Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Cutout of original images: Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002 > Arcabuz > Nacimientos, matrimonios, defunciones 1925-1930 Transcription to the above images: C O N G R E G A C I O N A R C A B U Z  . .-1927.- A C T A […]

1926 Birth Index of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Index to the 1926 births in Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Cutout of original images: Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002 > Arcabuz >  Nacimientos, matrimonios, defunciones 1925-1930 Transcription of above Images: C O N G R E G A C I O N A R C A B U Z  . .-1926.- A C T A S   D […]

1925 Birth Index of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Here is the image and transcription to the 1925 Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico birth Index. The front page of the book indicates that it is a copy of the originals. In 1925 Congregacion Arcabuz belonged to the municipality of Mier and the Civil Registry was established to serve that region since Ciudad Mier is almost twenty miles […]

Names of People in Second Blog Banner

The following is one of the old blog banners that I used to have. I am seriously thinking of remaking the banners to fit this blog and post them again. If I do you will probably see them up by next week. Photo 1                       […]

Heritage Auctions – A great Genealogy Resource

I do not know how many of you have even heard about Heritage Auctions, but just in case that you have not heard about them keep on reading. A few months ago I stumbled into Heritage Auctions while researching one of my 11 times great-grandfather Luis Garcia de Pruneda and I found the following 1699 document. […]

Names of People in First Blog Banner

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