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 he was a Captain and was married to Margarita de la Garza. It is also indicated that he was buried at the Continue reading
This is the February 2, 1672 death record of my 10th great grandfather Bartolome Gonzalez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. I have yet to find out whom his parents were. If anyone has a document indicating whom his parents where please let me know. The following document is very interesting. It mentions that he was married to Ana de Quintanilla whom was the last of three wives that he had during his life. I am a descendant of his through his son Diego Gonzalez de Esquivel whom he had with Isabel Gomez de Esquivel. The document also indicates that he was buried “de limosna” using the church funds. You can also read mre about Bartolome in one of Continue reading
The following is the 1728 Death record of my 9th great grandfather Diego Gonzalez. This document indicates that his wife is Ana Caballero. I am a descendant of Diego and his first wife Maria Anastacia de Trevino whom died 18 Mar 1707. From other sources Diego’s parents are Diego Gonzalez de Esquivel and Maria Petra Ochoa de Ruelas. Continue reading
The following is the image and transcription of the 1672 death record of my 11th great grandfather Bartholome Gonzalez. The following document indicates that he did not make will and that he was buried “de limosna” charity. I am guessing he was poor. Bartholome had three wives and I am a descendant from him and Isabel Gomez de Esquivel. If anyone knows whom their parents are please let me know. Almost forgot this document also indicates that he was from Moron, Spain. Continue reading
The following is the 1694 death record of my 11th great grandfather Joseph de Ayala. He was buried in El Convento de San Francisco. This document indicates that his son Nicolas de Ayala was his executor. Through other sources we have found out that his wife was Ana de Benavides and that he was the son of Joseph de Tremino and Leonor de Ayala. He obviously got his last name from his mother. If you are a descendant of them let me know in the comments.
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Joseph de Ayala Espanol
En diez de Abril de mil seiscientos y nobenta y quatro Anos murio Joseph de Ayala se mando enterrar en El convento de San Franco. hizo testamto. anto D. Diego de Miranda Llanos ecrivano Rl fue su albacea Nicolas de Ayala su hijo mando dean dos nobenarios de missas cantadas el uno en la Parrochia y el otro en en campto. de San Franco. con missa y Vigilia cantada de cuerpo presente = Dexo a la casa Santa de Jerusalem quatro pesos y alas de mas mandas, por, cosas a quatro Rs. para que conste lo firme et supra -
Br Lorenzo Perez de Leon
The following image and transcription is of the 1827 death record for my 5th great grandfather Rafael Gonzalez. The following document indicates that he died from fever at age 46 and was buried in the local cemetery in Mier. The document also indicates that he was married to Manuela Guerra my 5th great grandmother. This document also indicates that he did not make will due to him not having anything. I have yet to find out whom his parents where, if anyone knows please let me know. Continue reading
The following image and transcription is of the 1762 death record of my 8th great grandfather Diego Gonzalez de Trevino. The document below is very interesting since right off the bat it calls your attention since all other death records are just a few lines and this one is a whole paragraph. the document indicates that he left several hundred sheep and goats to the church’s various works. The document also indicates Continue reading
The following is the image and transcription of the 1719 death of my 8th great grandmother Anna Maria de Trevino. She was the wife of Diego Gonzalez and her parents were Melchor de Trevino Diaz and Antonia de la Garza de Renteria. She died just three years after she had married Diego Gonzalez. Unfortunately this document does not indicate what she died from.
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Maria de Trevino
En treinta de Julio demil Setecinetos, y dies, y nueve anos enla Parroquial de esta Ciudad enterre a Maria de Trevino, qe. recivio todos los Sacramentos muger qe fue de Diego Gonzalez, sele canto misa de Cuerpo presente no hizo testamto. porno tener de que, y para que Conste Lo firme. =
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The following is the death record of my 7th great grandmother Maria Nicolasa Baes de Trevino. She was the wife of Cristobal Guerra Canamar. Unfortunately this document does not indicate whom her parents were but luckily to other documents we know that her parents were Francisco Baes de Trevino and Catalina de Amaya. I have yet to find whom her grandparents were. This document does indicate that she gave power to her son Ygnacio Guerra to make a will on her behalf, I have yet to find that will. If any one has copies of documents about them please let me know. Here you can see the Original image.
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Da Maria Nicolasa Baes Trevino espanola Cruz Alta
En Nueve digo en dies de Abril demil Settecientos y Secenta anos Se ledio Sepultura ecleciastica en tercero Cuerpo – con cruz alta Misa y Vigilia y tresposar a Dona Maria Nicolasa Beas Trevino espanola Vesina desta Ciudad y mujer que fue de dn. Xptoval Guerra, Se confeso y Recivio los Santos Sacramentos y othorgo Poder para testar a su hijo dn. Ygnacio Guerra Su principal Albacea, qn. aplico alvs amndar forsosa i xx. acada una: Y el Poder Passo por Ante el Escribano ppco. que. fue desta Ciudad Dn. Juan Roel y para que conste lo firme =
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