1689 Marriage of Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 21 1689 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Nicolas Lopez Prieto and Maria de Ayala. Maria’s parents were Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor and Ines de la Garza. Their witnesses are listed as Sargento Mayor Lucas Caballero Alonso Ruiz and Pedro de la Garza.

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Antto. Prieto y Maria Rodriguez espanoles.

En veinte y uno dias del mes de Junio de mil y seis cientos y ochenta y nueve anos despose y vele a Antonio Prieto hijo del Cappan. Nicolas Lopez Prieto y de Maria de Ayala; Con Maria Rodriguez hija lejitima del Cappan Diego Rodriguez de Mte. mor.  difunto y de Ynes de la Garza todos vezinos de este Rno. aviendo presedido las vanas en cinco nueve y doze de este mes y Ano; fueron testigos el sargto mor. Lucas Caballero Alonso Ruiz y Po. de la Garza. y para que Conste lo firme et supra. =

Joseph Guxardo

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Surnames of Nuevo León (Apellidos de Nuevo Leon) : Botello y Buentello, Cavazos, Guerra, Hinojosa, Larralde, Mier, Sepúlveda, and Zambrano

Have you traced your family back to Nuevo Leon. If so this book may be of interest to you. This book “Apellidos de Nuevo Leon” was originally written by Tomas Mendirichaga Cueva and transcribed into “Last Names of Nuevo Leon” by Edna Garza Brown back in 1989.

The last names that the author goes into detail are:

  • Botello and Buentello – This family tree starts with Capitan Don Juan Buentello Guerrero
  • Cavazos – This family tree starts with Capitan Juan Cavazos
  • Guerra – This one starts with Ignacio Guerra Canamar
  • Hinojosa – Tree starts with Diego de Hinojosa
  • Larralde – Starts with General Francisco de Larralde
  • Mier – This tree starts with Francisco de Mier Noriega
  • Sepulveda – Tree starts with Don Jacinto and Don Bernardo de Sepulveda
  • Zambrano – Tree starts with Nicolas Zambrano

With the exception of Mier, Zambrano and Larralde all of the above mentioned last names are in my family tree.

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The author provides sound documentation as to when and where the last name first appeared in any type of documents.

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1723 Baptism of Jose Antonio Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the Mar 10, 1723 baptism of my 6th great grandfather Jose Antonio Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Joachin Cavazos and Ana Catalina de Montemayor. His godparents are listed as Gregorio Trevino y Mariana Ruiz.

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Joseph Antto. espanol

En este dia mes y ano baptise a Joseph Antton. espanol hijo legitimo de Joachin Cabasos y de Ana Catalina de Montemaior fueron sus padrinos Gregorio Trevino y Mariana Ruiz aquienes adberti el parentesco y porque Conste lo firme -

Dn. Joseph Galban

Are We Primos (cousins)?

If Jose Antonio Cavazos is also your ancestor please let me know with a comment.

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Do You Have A Cavazo’s Connection?

If you do have a Cavazo’s connection you might be interested in attending this Sunday to the presentation hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. The presentation will be titled “Do You Have a Cavazos Connection?”. I bet you do since this last name is very popular in Northeastern Mexico and South Texas.

The presentation will be conducted by members of the RGVHGS, Carlos Cantu, Dr. Alonzo Cavazos, and Irene Silva. I do know that they are compiling family trees to try and link up everyone that may be a Cavazos descendant, but if you want to find out you will need to attend in person.

Do you have a Cavazos connection?

The presentation will be at the Harlingen public Library this coming June 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM. I already made arrangements to be present. Have you?

Let me know if you are attending, I would love to meet you in person and chat about your research.

1678 Death Record of Pedro Flores de Abrego in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the December 22, 1678 death record of my 8th great grandfather Pedro Flores de Abrego in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. AS of the writing of this post I have yet to discover whom his parents  were. If anyone has a document indicating whom his parents are please let me know. This document indicates that he was a Captain and was married to Margarita de la Garza. It is also indicated that he was buried at the Continue reading

Cerralvo Church Baptism Records 1761 – 1859

 Where your ancestors from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico? If they were the “Cerralvo Church Baptism Records 1761 – 1859 Book I” is an excellent genealogical resource. This book is a 200 page book that was compiled and crated by the Spanish American Genealogical Association out of Corpus Christi back in 1989. The information within the pages of this book can be found on the microfilm #0605442 available at FamilySearch.

The microfilm contains copies of the records found at the San Gregorio de Magno Parish of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This book is the first out of three books. This book covers form A to G. Also this book is very important since these records are not indexed at FamilySearch. Ancesstry.com does have them indexed but you need the world subscription witch is Continue reading

We Are Cousins Gets YouTube Channel!

Several years ago I had gotten a You Tube channel for We Are Cousins but never utilized it. It was just there in the lost land of the internet. A few days ago I uploaded my first video, you Can check it towards the bottom of the page and it is a simple video letting everyone know that We Are Cousins has a You Tube Channel.

I highly recommend that you subscribe to this channel in order to get notifications when I upload a new video. I will be basically using this tool/resource to make short tutorials about how to search for our ancestors on new resources that I Continue reading