El Arcabuz

Genealogical Resources for El Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

You may already be aware that many of my ancestors are from El Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. My 5th great grandfather Francisco Angel de la Garza is even considered to be the founder of this town. Through this blog I have had the opportunity to meet many amazing people that also have deep roots in El Arcbauz, […]

Indians, Padres, Settlers, Ranchers, Farmers, and Education – History in A Mural

I grew up in La Grulla, in South Texas. This small quiet town is only a few miles away from the river bordering Mexico and about 60 miles from where I was born and raised. When I was going through Jr. High I used to see the following mural each day for three years, 6th – 8th […]

1925 Marriages for Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

I just finished the birth indexes from 1925 to 1930 of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. I thought that I was going to start the Deaths first but I will do the marriages instead. It is important to note the skipped numbers below, since those missing are Marriage Applications, they were not mentioned in the index since most of […]

1929 Birth Index of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

There was no index image for this year so I had to go page by page writing the names to create my own index for this year. It was worth the trouble. Enjoy. Index of 1929 Births of El Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico: No. 1     Mateo Lopez no. 2      Pedro Gonzalez no. 3      Anastacio Reyna no. […]

1928 Birth Index of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Here is the Birth index of Congregacion Arcabuz for the year of 1928. Cut out of original images: Transcription of Above Image: 1928 Congregacion Arcabuz Birth Index No. 3               Aurora Gonzalez No. 15             Adela Pena No. 24             Adolio Garcia No. 36             Adamiana Ramirez No. 38             Agustin Ayala No. 44             Adan Garcia No. 55             Alfredo Trevino […]

The History of El Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is an article containing the history of El Arcbauz Mexico. I want to thank Jose Garza for sharing it with me and allowing me to post it here. It is an article from a Newspaper but unfortunately I can’t cite the source since it was not provided. It was probably written between 1950 […]

Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas Mexico

Congregacion El Arcabuz is the name of the Mexican town that has played an integral part in the lives of both my Paternal and Maternal ancestor lines and also in my own life. This town is known by several names: El Arcabuz, Arcabuz, and Congregacion El Arcabuz. *Since first writing this post I have come […]