Maria Felipa Selbera (Cervera), 1802 Church Death Record, Mier Tamaulipas, Mexico

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The following is the 1802 Church Death record of my 6th great grandmother Maria Felipa Selbera (Cervera). She was the widow of My 6th great grandfather Francisco Xavier de la Garza and Jose Vela. As the following document indicates she died of old age at 100 years old.

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Henero de 802 

Del Rancho del Arcabuz, Maria Felipa Selvera espana. adulta. Ynsionias mayor 

En esta Parroquia de la Purisima Concepcion de Mier, en treinta y uno de henero de demil ochocientos dos: Yo Fr. Antonio Del Alamo, Cura, Vicario, y Juez Eceo. de esta, Villa Ecleciastica sepoltura a Da. Maria Felipa Selvera, Espanola de edad de cien as. murio de Vieja, Biuda que fue de D.n Franco. Xavier de la Garza, y de Dn. Jose Vela Difuntos, se confeso, y no recivio el Santo Oleo a causa de haver enfermado gravemente, y era muy Distante el Rancho, no testo esta. Sra. pero su marido Dn. Jose Vela fundo la Ca[pilla de la Purisima Concepcion de esta Villa, y tubo el veneficio de que se condieran la gracia de que se enterraren sin costo de Fabrica, y para que conste lo firme et supra. 

Fr. Anto. del Alamo

Source: FamilySearch

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