1668 Death Record of Gregorio Fernandez de Tijerina in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1668 Death Record of Gregorio Fernandez de Tijerina in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1668 death record of my 9th great grandfather Gregorio Fernandez de Tijerina in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He died July 5, 1668 and his wife was Breatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo the daughter of Blas de la Garza and Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo. As for Gregorio I still have not been able to find whom his parents might have had…
1759 Death Record of  Jose Cristobal Guerra Canamar in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1759 Death Record of Jose Cristobal Guerra Canamar in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1759 death record of my 7th great grandfather  Jose Cristobal Guerra Canamar of in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Ignacio Guerra Canamar and Catalina Fernandez de Tijerina. She was married to Nicolasa de Trevino, whom was the daughter of Francisco Baez de Trevino and Catalina de Amaya. If you are also a descendant…
Delirio – The Fantastic, the Demonic, and the Réel: The Buried History of Nuevo León

Delirio – The Fantastic, the Demonic, and the Réel: The Buried History of Nuevo León

Follow Marie Theresa Hernández as she explores how the folktales of Nuevo León that encode aspects of Nuevolenese identity have been lost, repressed, or fetishized in “legitimate” histories of the region. I had no idea that this book even existed but that changed when I attended the 36th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference when I meet Marie…
1683 Church Death Record of Juan Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1683 Church Death Record of Juan Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 15, 1683 death record of my 9th great grandfather Juan Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was married to Elena de la Garza. This document does not indicate it but his parents were Gabriel Cavazos and Simona Campo whom were from Villa Santa Maria, Castilla Vieja, Spain. If you happen to know whom his grandparents…
My Way: A South Texas Rancher in the Diplomatic Service of the United States

My Way: A South Texas Rancher in the Diplomatic Service of the United States

Ernesto Uribe was a long time friend of We Are Cousins and his contributions to our community continue to make ripples. You may just be encouraged to write your own fictional story after reading his guest post “Turning Facts into Fiction And Writing The Historical Novel“. Or maybe, just maybe, you may find the missing link in your own family…