The following is the transcript for the 1695 Death Record for my 9th great grandfather Juan Bautista Chapa. He was buried in the Cathedral of Monterrey. He was also the husband of Beatrice Trevino de Olivares. If you would like to read a short Biography about him please check the following article by Dr. Lino Garcia, Jr. Juan Bautista Chapa, A Notable Explorer published in the Rio Grande Guardian on January 27, 2013. It was through this great article that I was able to find this document.
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Ju. Bapta. Chapa Espanol. -
En Veinte de Abril de mil seicientos y nobenta y cinco as. murio Juan Baptista Chapa aviendo Recivido Los Santos Sacramtos. Y se enterro enta Parrochial deta Ciud. con Vigilia y misa de Cuerpo Preste. y para que constelo firme – ut Supra
Br Lorenso Perez de Leon
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