2011 December

Pedro Marroquin Perez, Maria Amalia Gonzalez, and Children

Pedro Marroquin Perez (my great-grandfather) was born on Aug. 28, 1880 in Allende, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on Sep. 6, 1979.  He was the son of Jose Angel Marroquin and Maria Francisca Perez (my great-grandmother). He married Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra on Aug. 27, 1912 in Inmaculada Concepción, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Maria Amalia, daughter […]

Families of General Teran, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Twelve (1864-1871)

Crispin Rendon has done it again! He has released yet another online Genealogical book about General Teran, Nuevo Leon. Throughout the years I have always come across his work and at some points it has provided me with invaluable clues. In his own words on email released by him on 12-1-2011: Families of General Teran, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Twelve […]

Tamaulipas, Mexico Civil Registration, 1800 – 2002

Are your ancestors from the Mexican state of Tamaulipas? Do you have a brick wall? If the answer to both of these questions is yes then the Civil registration records may be of great help to you. They cover the time period from 1800 to 2002 but most of them only start in the 1860’s […]

Eusebio Garza Lopez, his Wife and Children

1st Generation Eusebio Garza Lopez (my great-grandfather) was born on Aug. 14, 1883 and died on Jun. 4, 1947.  He was the son of Jose Martin Garza and Maria Ruperta Lopez. He married Paula Lopez de La Garza on Mar. 20, 1907 in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Paula, daughter of Jose Jorge Lopez Gonzalez […]

Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas Mexico

Congregacion El Arcabuz is the name of the Mexican town that has played an integral part in the lives of both my Paternal and Maternal ancestor lines and also in my own life. This town is known by several names: El Arcabuz, Arcabuz, and Congregacion El Arcabuz. *Since first writing this post I have come […]

Cemeteries of Starr County, Texas

Are your ancestors from Starr County? If they are and you are currently doing research then this may be able to help you out. These are some resources when it comes to cemeteries in Starr County Texas. Find A Grave -They Have 55 Recorded Cemeteries but many don’t have any listings yet. US Gen Web Project – Lists […]

Felipe Salinas, His Marriages and Children

1st Generation Felipe Salinas (my wife’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather)died on an unknown date.  He married 1st Maria Paula Flores (my wife’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother), daughter of Jose Urbano Flores Salinas and Maria Teresa Garcia, on Jun. 23, 1833 in Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Reynosa, Tam., Mexico.  He married 2nd Brigida Flores, daughter of Jose Maria Flores and Maria De […]

Ramon and Ponciano Salinas Flores Land Purchase of Porcion 39

The following is a 1910 translation of a property deed made in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico on October 9, 1888. Where my wife’s great-great-grandfather Ramon Salinas Flores and his brother Ponciano Salinas Flores bought 106 Varas by 25,000 Varas from several of their relatives. The land was originally part of portion 39 Land Grant that was owned by their […]

A Partial Index to the Cemetery of Los Trevinos, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following Seventy Eight names is a partial index that just represents about 1/4th of the full cemetery, of Los Trevinos, Tamauliapas, Mexico. I thought and I would share the information I have with everyone. If anyone is interested I have a picture to all the tombstones of the names listed here. If interested in getting a picture […]

Anita Flores, Tragedy at Los Guaraches Ranch, Hidalgo County, Texas

While doing some research I came across the following news paper article about a young girl named Anita Flores and how she was murdered in front of her family. The story was posted at the Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 248, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 21, 1904. Two names that are not common and […]