Update on Nuevo Leon: Causas Criminales 1600 a 1900 – Book Review by Crispin Rendon

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The following is a follow up email to the previous email form Crispin Rendon. A few hours after my book review an upgraded version of the Nuevo Leon crime book arrived by email. Corrected version (v1.1) Without Accents (had been a section with accents) The Logo remains but now as a ghost in the background…

Irish Lives Remembered A Resource to Help You Research Your Irish Ancestors

Believe it or not there are many people in South Texas and Northeastern Mexico with Irish ancestors. I know this because of this regions rich history and the names that I occasionally come across on the church and civil indexes. On the 8th of January Chris Paton made me aware through Google+ about Irish Lives Remembered a Genealogy Community and…

1909 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1909 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: Numero A Folio Numero L Folio 20 Alanis Eustolia 11 v 1 Lopez Maria 2 C 28 Leal Soledad…

Apolonio Contreras and Demetria Garza, 1874 Marriage in Starr County, Texas

The following is the Marriage Record for Apolonio Contreras and Demetria Garza my wife’s 2nd great grandparents. They Married back in 1874 in Starr County, Texas. Several years ago I found the parents of Apolonio on a family tree in ancestry but it is now long gone. Unfortunately I have not found any documents listing his parents to verify that…

1916 Index to Marriages of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

1916 Index to Marriages of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Cut out of original images: Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002 >  Mier – Pg 335 Transcription of above images: Yndice Numero No. de de Actas Fojas 1 Melesio Garcia 1 Manuela Trevino 4 Cesareo Lopez 2 Maria Trevino 6 Tiburcio Cortez 3 Paula Zambrano 9 Sostenes Perez 4 Paula Martinez 10 Santos…

Francisco Perez and Paula Contreras, 1911 Marriage in Starr County, Texas

The following is the 1911 marriage record for my wife’s great grandparents, Jose Francisco Perez and Paula Contreras. I think I am spoiled by Mexican records but I sure was expecting a lot more of information on Texas marriage records. It does not list the parents, where they were from, and their ages. Is there any other records to supplement …

Maria Francisca Ayala Chapa, 1811 Baptism, Valle de la Mota, Present Day General Teran, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1811 Baptism record for my wife’s 3rd great grandmother Maria Francisca de Allala (Ayala) Chapa. She was the daughter of Andres de Allala and Maria de Jesus Chapa. Her paternal grandparents are listed as Ysidro Allala and Maria Ynes Gonzalez. Unfortunately for me the document lists that they failed to provide information for maternal grandparents. Maria…

The Spanish American Genealogical Association, A Great Resource

Just wanted to let you know about SAGA “Spanish American Genealogical Association” they are based out of Corpus Christi, Texas and you can visit their website here http://www.sagacorpuschristi.com/ . Why am I talking about SAGA? I am talking about SAGA because it is one of the few organizations that have written many index books about church marriage, birth, and death…

Stakeholder 2012 Genealogy Year End Report – Email From Crispin Rendon

I received the following email from Crispin Rendon yesterday. This email is going out to the 459 people found in my genealogy address book (stakeholders). Stakeholder 2012 Genealogy Year End Report,  The database has grown to over 271,000 records, up 33,000 records from the year 2011. Over 600 records, on average, were added weekly. Some of these records came from…

Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor, 1676 Church Death Record, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1676 Church Death Record, transcription, and English translation for my 8th great grandfather Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor. He was married to Ines de la Garza. This document indicates that he was buried in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It also indicates that his father was Miguel de Montemayor. His son Francisco my 7th great grandfather is also …