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 […]

Yldefonso Zamora Mendoza – 1887 Civil Registration Birth Record, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

I was searching for the birth record of Cesareo Lopez my great-grandfather in the Mier Civil Registry at FamilySearch and instead came across my other great-grandfathers birth record. All I had for him was his name and names of his parents. I had originally assumed that he ans his parents were from Zacatecas Mexico but turns […]

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 […]

Civil Marriage of Eulalio Garza Lopez and Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez at Rancho Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Yesterday I was once again going through the Tamaulipas Civil Registration at FamilySearch when I noticed that Miguel Aleman was listed. I thought to myself what can possibly be there since most records are up to the 1930’s and Miguel Aleman was not made into a municipality until the 1950’s. We I’ll admit I was surprised that I […]

The History of El Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is an article containing the history of El Arcbauz Mexico. I want to thank Jose Garza for sharing it with me and allowing me to post it here. It is an article from a Newspaper but unfortunately I can’t cite the source since it was not provided. It was probably written between 1950 […]

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 […]

Names of People in First Blog Banner

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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 […]

Eusebio Garza Lopez, his Wife and Children

1st Generation Eusebio Garza Lopez (my great-grandfather) was born on Aug. 14, 1883 and died on Jun. 4, 1947.  He was the son of Jose Martin Garza and Maria Ruperta Lopez. He married Paula Lopez de La Garza on Mar. 20, 1907 in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Paula, daughter of Jose Jorge Lopez Gonzalez […]