2013 January

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Starr County Texas Records on Microfilm at The University of Texas Pan American

Several months ago I had called the Starr County Clerk office and inquired if I could have access to their Marriage records. I was told yes and provided with location. I inquired if I could take a scanner, or camera and told that I could not. I asked if they had a copier and was […]

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 […]

1923 Birth Index of Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1923 Birth 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 > Nacimientos 1909 – 1924 Transcription of above image: Num Foja Folio Hombres Num Foja Letra Mujeres 6 3 A Antonio Salinas 15 […]

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

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1908 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1908 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 Nombres Folios A 3 Alanis Cesaria 3 fte 34 Alanis Candido 18 vta B 11 […]

Ines de la Garza, 1690 Church Death Record, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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