Many people have deep roots in La Grulla, Texas as is the case with my wife’s family. Her ancestors arrived at or near La Grulla back in the 1860’s starting with her 2nd great grandfather Jose Encarnacion del Refugio Perez whom was born in General Teran, Nuevo Leon. It is unknown if he returned back to […]
I found the following image of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe on ebay being sold as a print. If you search for it you will not have any problems finding it. The original drawing is in possession of the
Last Saturday I wrote about Camargo Baptismal Records Index 1764 – 1882 and today I will let you know about another great genealogical book about Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is a book by the Spanish American Genealogical Association (SAGA). It is titled Camargo Baptismal Records Index 1764 – 1882.
I received the following email from George P. Cervantes and I requested him to let me share it with you since the information and links contained in it are excellent. The previous post George is referring to is Convento de San Francisco 1590 to 1914, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Subject: Location of San Francisco, Monterrey Hi Moises- First, thanks for your […]
The Convent of San Francisco is were most of the founders and settlers of Monterrey were buried. It dated back till the 1590’s but unfortunately it was demolished in 1914. As you may have noticed, most death records of my ancestors name this Church as the place of burial. If anyone can point the location where the church used […]
The church of Inmaculada Concepcion of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico has played an immense role in my family’s history and now in tracing my Genealogy. I have traced over two hundred years of Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths through the records left behind by her priests. Here are some old pictures and some modern ones of this great church […]
San Roque church lies in the center of La Grulla, Texas. According to Raul Longoria the San Roque Catholic Church was built in 1891 by Juan and Yrinea Longoria in memory of their son Eugenio who was killed in 1870. Longoria mentions that Eugeino never came back after leaving to go visit some friends and relatives […]