Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is a map that I recently found about my 10th great grandfather’s, Alonso de Leon, last expedition into Texas. He died the following year on March 21, 1691 in Montemorelos Nuevo Leon, Mexico. I found the map at the Portal to Texas History website. Here is their description of the map: “Map of Spanish…
1699 Baptism of Maria Ysabel Juana Guajardo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1699 Baptism of Maria Ysabel Juana Guajardo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the November 1, 1699 baptism of my 7th great grandmother Maria Ysabel Juana Guajardo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Her parents are Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez. This document indicates that her godparents were Juan Chapa and Maria Mungia. Cut out of Original Image: View Original Image at FamilySearch.org Transcription of baptism Image: Isabel Espanola En primero…
Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History

Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History

Get the latest free eBook that celebrates Tejano History. As you may already know Texas would not be Texas without the many contributions of it’s Tejanos, past and present. The Texas State Historical Association is providing for free a 142 page eBook that provides a diverse sampling of their newest book “Handbook of Tejano History” that contains over 1200 entries…
Families of Lampazos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three

Families of Lampazos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three

Great News! Crispin Rendon just released another eBook on Lampazos de Naranjo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is Volume Three. Make sure to get your copy today. Description of eBook by Crispin Volume three of five in this series contains marriage information from 500 marriage records found on film 605576 (matrimonios 1729-1867). These marriages occurred in the time span of April…
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…