Los Marroquin de el Valle de Santiago del Guaxuco – Book by Lee James Nichols

If you keep up with my blog then you are already aware that my paternal grandmothers last name was Marroquin. So you can imagine the excitement that I had when I found this book, Los Marroquin de el Valle de Santiago del Guaxuco – by Lee James Nichols, at the University of Texas Pan American. First of all, […]

Juan Jose Marroquin Moya and Maria Gertrudis Valdes Rodriguez, 1798 Church Marriage in Santiago Apostol, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the image and transcription of my 4th great grandparents Juan Jose Marroquin Moya and Maria Gertrudis Valdez Rodriguez. They married in 1798 in Santiago Apostol, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Juan Jose is the son of Asensio Marroquin and Juana Maria Moya. Maria Gertrudis is the son of Francisco Valdes and Maria Antonia Rodriguez. Cut […]

Manuel Marroquin Valdez and Guadalupe Rodriguez Silva, 1830 Church Marriage in Santiago de Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1830s Church marriage record of my 3rd great grandparents, Manuel Marroquin and Guadalupe Rodriguez. Manuel Marroquin was the son of Juan Jose Marroquin and Maria Gertrudis Valdez. Guadalupe Rodriguez was the daughter of Jose Antonio Rodriguez and Maria Ygnacia Silva. This document is vey interesting since it indicates that they are related by […]

Horacio Garza Marroquin, Jul 6 1941 – Apr 13 2008

My uncle Horacio Garza Marroquin was born July 6, 1941 the eldest son of Eulalio Garza Lopez and Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez. Today marks the anniversary of his too early death on April 13, 2008. My earliest memory of him is when I was about six years old and I was for some reason walking to […]

1939 Civil Registry Death Record of Andres Gonzalez Salinas, Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the Civil Registry Death record of Andres Gonzalez (2nd great grandfather). For too many years he was one of my brick walls but not anymore. He died in June 26, 1939 and his parents were Francisco Gonzalez and Maria Antonia Salinas.

Photo of Pedro Marroquin Perez and Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra Circa 1960’s

Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra and Pedro Marroquin Perez My greatest appreciation goes to Ricardo Reyna who provided this picture of my paternal great grandparents, Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra and Pedro Marroquin Perez. Original image is in possession of my aunt Amelia Garza de Garza who provided it to Ricardo, as per his request, for scanning […]

Jose Angel Marroquin – 1896 Civil Registry Death Record Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

This is the death record from the Mier Civil Registry at FamilySearch of my great-great-grandfather Jose Angel Marroquin. Cut out of original images: Transcription of above Images: Acta numero 138, ciento treinta ocho. = En la ciudad de Mier, Tamaulipas, a las ocho de la manana del dia diez de Diciembre de mil ochocientos noventa […]

Francisca Perez Tamez – 1928 Civil Registration Death Record, Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Here is the Civil Registry record of my great-great-grandmother Francisca Perez. Her parents are listed as being Narcizo Perez and Juana Tamez. I think that all this hard work of transcribing all the Marriage, Birth, and Death records is paying off. Cut out of Original Image: Transcription of Above Image: Acta No 8.Francisca Perezfallecio el 11de julio de 1928Arcabuz, […]

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 […]

Ygnacio (El Tio Nacho) Marroquin Gonzalez – 1927 Arcabuz Civil Registration Birth Record

This is the 1927 Civil Registration of Ygnacio Marroquin Gonzalez and for those that knew and loved him El Tio Nacho. Ygnacio was my grandmother’s, Dominga Marroquin, brother. As a young child I remember always going with my father to visit his uncle Tio Nacho at his ranch. He would always come out and greet us with […]