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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 old when she died. At…

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 his sister. I never…

Names of People in First Blog Banner

Photo 1                                                                   Photo 2                                                    Photo 3                          The above banner was the first one that I used for this blog. It never occurred to me to post the names of the people on the photographs. Here they are; Photo 1: Pencil drawing made circa late 1950’s Lauro Garza Marroquin (my father) Horacio Garza Marroquin (my uncle) Photo 2: Old photo circa…

Pedro Marroquin Perez, Maria Amalia Gonzalez, and Children

Pedro Marroquin Perez (my great-grandfather) was born on Aug. 28, 1880 in Allende, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on Sep. 6, 1979.  He was the son of Jose Angel Marroquin and Maria Francisca Perez (my great-grandmother). He married Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra on Aug. 27, 1912 in Inmaculada Concepción, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Maria Amalia, daughter of Andres Gonzalez and Nicolasa…

Apolonio Contreras de La Garza and Demetria Garza Solis and Their Children

1st Generation Apolonio Contreras was born in 1844 in Mexico and died on an unknown date. he was the son of Jose Manuel Antonio Contreras Trevino and Rafaela de La Garza Olivares. He married Demetria Garza on Aug. 17, 1874 in Starr, Texas, USA. Demetria, daughter of Epamuseno Prudencio Garza and Maria Eugenia Ygnacia Solis, was born in 1848 in…

The 1920 Baptism of Eulalio Garza Lopez in Mier Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following image is of the baptism of Eulalio Garza Lopez at Inmaculada Concepcion, in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1920. Eulalio was my grandfather, his parents were Eusebio Garza Lopez and Paula Lopez Garza. This image indicates that his God Parents were Jorge Lopez and Concepcion Ramirez. I am guessing that Jorge is Paula’s brother since I have him listed…

Marriage of Eusebio Garza Lopez and Paula Lopez Garza in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1907 Civil Marriage of my great-grandparents Eusebio Garza and Paula Lopez in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. At the end is the transcription of the documents in Spanish as the original documents. Once I get a chance I’ll translate them (almost two years and I have not done so, more than likely I won’t due to…