1883 Civil Registry Birth of Eusebio Garza Lopez, Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the 1883 Civil Registry Birth Record of my great grandfather Eusebio Garza Lopez. His parents are listed as being Martin Garza and Maria Ruperta Lopez. Cut out of original image: See Original Image Transcription of above image: Acta numero ciento ochenta y siete = 187. En la Ciudad de Mier a la nueve de […]

1862 Church Marriage of Martin Garza Garcia and Ruperta Lopez Garza, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

The following is the image and transcription of the 1862 Church Marriage of Martin Garza Garcia and Ruperta Lopez Garza (my 2nd great grandparents) in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Martins parents are listed as being Rafael Garza and Maria Ramona Garcia (I have yet to find their parents). Maria’s parents are listed as being Manuel Lopez and Maria Tomasa de […]

1861 Church Marriage of Trinidad Pena Garza and Antonia Rodriguez Garcia, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the image and transcription to the 1861 Church Marriage of my 3rd great-grandparents Trinidad Pena Garza and Antonia Rodriguez Garcia. Trinidad’s parents are listed as being Trinidad Pena and Sanjuana Garza and Antonia’s parents are Jesus Rodriguez and Guadalupe Garcia. If anyone happens to know who the parents of Jesus and Guadalupe […]

Martin Garza Garcia – 1929 Civil Registration Death Record, Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

I had no idea that I would ever come across this document since Martin Garza my great-great-grandfather was born in Jan 30 1837. Good thing he lived to the great old age of 92. With this document I also found another one of his sons that I didn’t even know he had. Nicolas Garza. My uncle […]

Ofelia Garza Lopez, 1927 Civil Registration Births of Congregacion Arcabuz Tamaulipas Mexico

The following death record is that of my grandfather’s sister, Ofelia Garza Lopez was my. At the cemetery of Los Trevinos, Tamaulipas, Mexico I had found Ofelia’s tombstone with a death date of September 15, 1944. The following document indicates that she was born on the 29th of October 1924. So she was 19 years […]

Eulalio Garza Lopez, 1927 Civil Registration Births of Congregacion Arcabuz Tamaulipas Mexico

As you all know, due to my last three posts, I have been transcribing the Birth Index from 1925 to 1930 of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Well in the 1927 I found three names too familiar to discard. They were Luciano, Eulalio, and Ofelia Garza. Eulalio is my paternal grandfather and Luciano his brother and Ofelia […]

Heritage Auctions – A great Genealogy Resource

I do not know how many of you have even heard about Heritage Auctions, but just in case that you have not heard about them keep on reading. A few months ago I stumbled into Heritage Auctions while researching one of my 11 times great-grandfather Luis Garcia de Pruneda and I found the following 1699 document. […]

Felipe Salinas, His Marriages and Children

1st Generation Felipe Salinas (my wife’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather)died on an unknown date.  He married 1st Maria Paula Flores (my wife’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother), daughter of Jose Urbano Flores Salinas and Maria Teresa Garcia, on Jun. 23, 1833 in Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Reynosa, Tam., Mexico.  He married 2nd Brigida Flores, daughter of Jose Maria Flores and Maria De […]

Artecitas Ranch Cemetery, Starr County, Texas

The following video was recorded by Jimmy Martinez and listed its description as “Lost Cemetery 4 miles East of La Grulla”. I thought to myself maybe I can find its name by doing some Genealogy research? After a few minutes I found it, Artecitas Ranch Cemetery, since it is now located in what used to […]

Guest Post: Victor Garcia and Guadalupe Alanis – A Love Story

This guest post is brought to you by Michael Garcia. After reading a recent post by Moises about his great grandparents’ relationship, I thought I would follow in kind and share a love story from my own family’s history. The following story was told to me by my aunt, with additional information added by her […]