2014 June

WAC 003: Moises talks about his DNA results and his impressions.

Play Podcast: Summary: In this session of the We Are Cousins Podcast, Moises talks about a tool that he uses on a daily basis while doing his research, Spanish Colonial Documents of Northern New Spain, 

1689 Marriage of Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 21 1689 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Nicolas Lopez Prieto and Maria de Ayala. Maria’s parents were Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor and Ines de la Garza. Their witnesses are listed as Sargento […]

Surnames of Nuevo León (Apellidos de Nuevo Leon) : Botello y Buentello, Cavazos, Guerra, Hinojosa, Larralde, Mier, Sepúlveda, and Zambrano

Have you traced your family back to Nuevo Leon. If so this book may be of interest to you. This book “Apellidos de Nuevo Leon” was originally written by Tomas Mendirichaga Cueva and transcribed into “Last Names of Nuevo Leon” by Edna Garza Brown back in 1989. The last names that the author goes into […]

1723 Baptism of Jose Antonio Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the Mar 10, 1723 baptism of my 6th great grandfather Jose Antonio Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Joachin Cavazos and Ana Catalina de Montemayor. His godparents are listed as Gregorio Trevino y Mariana Ruiz. Cut Out of Original Image: View Original Image Transcription of Above Image: Joseph Antto. […]

WAC 002: Gene Fernandez’s Presentation at the RGVHGS

Play Podcast: Summary: In this session of the We Are Cousins podcast, Gene Fernandez speaks about The Yolanda Gonzalez Papers, The Indexing of the Sacred Heart Church Sacramental Records, and the need for

Do You Have A Cavazo’s Connection?

If you do have a Cavazo’s connection you might be interested in attending this Sunday to the presentation hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. The presentation will be titled “Do You Have a Cavazos Connection?”. I bet you do since this last name is very popular in Northeastern Mexico and South Texas. […]

1678 Death Record of Pedro Flores de Abrego in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the December 22, 1678 death record of my 8th great grandfather Pedro Flores de Abrego in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. AS of the writing of this post I have yet to discover whom his parents  were. If anyone has a document indicating whom his parents are please let me know. This document indicates that […]

Cerralvo Church Baptism Records 1761 – 1859

 Where your ancestors from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico? If they were the “Cerralvo Church Baptism Records 1761 – 1859 Book I” is an excellent genealogical resource. This book is a 200 page book that was compiled and crated by the Spanish American Genealogical Association out of Corpus Christi back in 1989. The information within the […]

WAC 001: Welcome to the We Are Cousins Podcast!

Play Podcast: Summary: In this session of the We Are Cousins podcast, I welcome you to our new podcast, talk a bit about my self, and provide an overview of what you can

We Are Cousins Gets YouTube Channel!

Several years ago I had gotten a You Tube channel for We Are Cousins but never utilized it. It was just there in the lost land of the internet. A few days ago I uploaded my first video, you Can check it towards the bottom of the page and it is a simple video letting […]