2012 November

User Request – Andrew Garza or Salazar, More Information Needed

I received this request a couple of days ago from Anna Garza Rosamond and just hope that by posting it someone may be able to have an answer. Hi. My name is Anna Garza Rosamond. I am trying to find my father’s family. He was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas sometime around 1900-1905. He used the […]

Vecinos de Cerralvo 1630 – 1760, Guillermo Garmendia Leal

  Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico was founded as early as the 1590’s but the church and civil records were either lost or destroyed up until 1761. As Mr. Garmendia states, this means that the documents up to eight generations or more are forever gone. In his book Vecinos de Cerralvo Mr. Garmendia compiled the names of people that where […]

1901 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1901 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order. Cut out of Original Image Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > Doctor Coss > Defunciones 1882-1910   Transcription of above image: No de              Nombres                      Folios  Acta                          A  31        Aguirre Soila                           17 f                          B  29        Bazan […]

Death Record of Juan Joseph de Castro, 1791 in Revilla, Ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the church death record of my 6th great grandfather Juan Joseph Gutierrez de Castro. he died February 26, 1791 in Revilla, present day Ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This document indicated that he died of pain and did make a will. He was married to Maria Gutierrez de Lara. If anyone has more […]

1908 Index to Marriages of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

1908 Index to Marriages of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. They are listed by alphabetical order based on the groom’s first name. Cut out of original images: Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002 >  Mier Transcription of above images: No. del acta     Hombre                                   Mujer 2          Antonio Ramirez                     Francisca Saldana 25        [?]        Montes                        Maria Barron 36        Atilano Canales                       Catalina Canales 56        […]

1905 Death Index of Los ALdamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1905 Death Index of Los Aldamas Nuevo Leon, Mexico in lists by male and female and in alphabetical order. Cut out of original Image:  FamilySearch > Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > Los Aldamas > Defunsiones 1880 – 1909 Transcription of above image: Num Foja Letra Hombres Num Foja Letra Mujeres 5 3 A Antonio Pena 8 […]

Index to the Marriage Investigations of the Diocese of Guadalajara, Two Volumes Covering 1653 – 1779

If your ancestors lived in the Texas, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, and Coahuila region and had a marriage dispensation before 1779 it had to be granted by the Bishop of Guadalajara since this huge area was under its ecclesiastic jurisdiction. The good thing is that you do not have to browse through the thousands of records since Raul J. Guerra, […]

Joseph Martinez and Ynes de la Garza, 1673 Church Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico

The following is the 1673 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Joseph Martinez and Ynes de la Garza in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document indicates that a dispensation was done due to them having four grades of consanguinity unfortunately I have yet to find that dispensation. The parents of Joseph are Ignacio Martinez and Maria Flores. The parents […]

Survival The Historical Heritage of La Grulla, Texas 1749 – 1974 a thesis by Narciso A. Guerra and Imelda G. Guerra

I found this book at the University of Texas Pan American’s Special collections. If you are from La Grulla or just want to know more about it I highly recommend the following book. “Survival The Historical Heritage of La Grulla, Texas 1749 – 1974 a thesis by Narciso A. Guerra and Imelda G. Guerra”. The authors also list their […]

1900 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1900 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order. Cut out of Original Image Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > Doctor Coss > Defunciones 1882-1910   Transcription of above image: Actas A Folio Actas J Folio 4 Alanis Juliana 3 v 1 Martinez Alejo 2 f […]