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1675 Baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 23, 1675 baptism of my 8th great grandmother Margarita Gutierrez. As this document indicates she was the daughter of Diego Gutierrez and Gertrudis Flores. She was baptized in the Parochial Church of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

She ends up marrying Joseph Martinez Guajardo and you can see their marriage record here:  1693 Marriage of Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

If interested you can also see the marriage record of her parents here: 1673 Marriage of Diego Gutierrez and Gertrudis Flores Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Margarita Gutierrez FamilySearch Monterrey Baptism 1675 Pg 35

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Margarita espanola

En veinte y tres de Junio de mil y seiscientos y setenta y cinco anos en La Aprrochia de esta ciudad Baptize y puse olios, a Margarita hija de Diego Gutierrez y de Gertrudis Flores fueron sus Padrinos el Capan. Lazaro de la Garza y Da. Tnes de Loya y para que conste lo firme ut supra =

Joseph Guajardo

Sources:

  • FamilySearch.org

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

Francisco Salinas Flores – June 7, 1918 – February 23, 2013

This is a short video in remembrance of a man (my wife’s grandfather) that lived and enjoyed life, whose legacy will for ever live through those he left behind. Francisco Salinas Flores was born in Cuevitas, Texas to Pedro Salinas Rivas and Maxima Flores Vela back in June 7, 1918. Continue reading

Diego Gonzalez de Trevino, 1762 Death Record Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following image and transcription is of the 1762 death record of my 8th great grandfather Diego Gonzalez de Trevino. The document below is very interesting since right off the bat it calls your attention since all other death records are just a few lines and this one is a whole paragraph. the document indicates that he left several hundred sheep and goats to the church’s various works. The document also indicates Continue reading

Justo Lozano Ramirez and Maria Gertrudis Bosques Flores, 1839 Marriage in Catedral, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1839 marriage of my wife’s 3rd great grandparents Justo Lozano Ramirez and Maria Gertrudis Bosques Flores. His parents are listed as Pedro Lozano and Maria Rita Ramirez, also listed as deceased. The parents or Gertrudis are Miguel Bosques and Maria Vidala Flores.

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Justo Lozano and Gertrudis Bosques, FamilySearch, Monterrey, 1839, Pg.40

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No. 32 Justo Lozano, con Ma. Gertrudis Bosques., Casta

En el Sagrario de esta Santa Yglesia Catedral de Monterey a 14 de Junio de 1839, mi vicario el presbo. Dn. Franco. Garza Ayala caso y velo infaccie eclecie a Jose Justo Lozano origo. y vecino de esta ciudad hijo Legitimo de Pedro Lozano y de Maria Rita Ramirez difuntos, con Maria Gertrudis Bosques del mismo origen y vecindad hija Legitima de Miguel Bosques y de Maria Vidala Flores, fueron testigos de su matrimonio Tomas Nunez y Santiago Flores y pa. constancia lo firme.

Juan Jose Garcia

Source: FamilySearch.org

 

Juan de Tamez and Nicolasa Flores de Abrego, Church Marriage 1681 Marriage at Hacienda de San Pedro, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1681 Marriage at Hacienda de San Pedro, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico of my 7th great grandparents Juan de Tamez and Nicolasa Flores de Abrego. His parents are Juan de Tamez and Maria Sanchez de Huerta. Her parents are Pedro Flores de Abrego and Margarita de la Garza.

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Juan de Tamez, y Da. Nicolasa Flores de Abrego Velaronse

En Veinte y siete de Julio de mil seiscientos y ochenta y un Anos en La Capilla de la hazda. de San Franco. aprovada por [?] y [?] Case por palabras de presente y vele a Juan de Tamez y Dona Nicolasa Flores de Abrego. aviendo presedido Los vanos en veinte y dos, veinte y sinco, y veinte y seis de Este mes y Ano fueron testigos al Capan. Pedor de la Rosa Salinas, Juan Nunez y Diego Gutierres; y para que Conste lo firme ut supra =

Joseph Guaxardo

Source: familysearch.org

 

Names of People in Second Blog Banner

The following is one of the old blog banners that I used to have. I am seriously thinking of remaking the banners to fit this blog and post them again. If I do you will probably see them up by next week.

Photo 1                                                       Photo 2                                                Photo 3

This is the second banner that I used in this blog.

Photo 1: Photo circa 1980’s

Maria Dedar Flores Villarreal (my wife’s paternal grandmother)
Vicente Perez Contreras (my wife’s paternal grandfather)

Photo 2: Photo taken in Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1983.

Moises Garza Tanguma (me). Yes that is my baby picture.

Photo 3: Photo looks like color drawing circa 1970’s or earlier.

Juan Tanguma (Zamora) Tanguma (my maternal grandfather)
Maria Josefina Lopez Trevino (my maternal grandmother)

To be honest with you I do not have many family pictures and that is something that I am trying to obtain. I don’t need originals as long as they let me scan them I am happy. Hopefully I get to share them in this blog as I get more.

Desiderio Flores Flores and Guadalupe Villarreal

1st Generation

Desiderio Flores Flores is my wife’s great-grandfather, he was born on Dec. 12, 1883 in Mexico and died on Jan. 25, 1968 in Pct. #4, Hidalgo, Texas.  He was the son of Anastacio Flores Flores and Manuela Flores Vela. He married Guadalupe Villarreal on Feb. 11, 1919 in Starr, Texas, USA. Guadalupe, daughter of Juan Villarreal* and San Juana Rodriguez*, was born Mar 10, 1895 in Texas, USA and died Jun 25, 1968 in Mission Municipal Hospital, Mission, Hidalgo, Texas, USA. Note: Unfortunately I have not been able to find her parents due to her name being very common and the little facts known about her. Since the story goes that she divorced Desiderio and married several times after him. If anyone has any information about her please contact me. Thank you Rosie for your invaluable information.

Children of Desiderio Flores and Guadalupe Villarreal

    1. Maria Dedar Flores died on an unknown date.
    2. Paula Flores was born About 1911 in Texas, USA.
    3. Leonor Flores was born About 1914 in Texas, USA.
    4. Cipriano Flores was born About 1919 in Texas, USA.
    5. Manuela Flores was born on Aug. 13, 1923 in Los Ebanos, Hidalgo, Texas, USA and died on Jul. 23, 1968 in Mission Municipal Hospital, Mission, Hidalgo, Texas, USA.
    6. Andrea Flores was born on Nov. 31, 1928 in Starr, Texas, USA.
    7. San Juanita Flores was born on May 29, 1930 in Starr County, Texas, USA and died on an unknown date.
    8. Ananstacio Flores was born on Aug. 11, 1933 in La Grulla, Starr, Texas, USA and died on Jul. 4, 1934 in Precinct 5, Starr County, Texas, USA.

2nd Generation (Children)

  1. Maria Dedar Flores died on an unknown date.  She married Vicente Perez on Oct. 28, 1940 in Starr, Texas, USA. Vicente, son of Francisco Perez and Paula Contreras, was born on May 24, 1917 and died on Feb. 14, 1990 in Starr, Texas, USA.
  2. Paula Flores was born About 1911 in Texas, USA.
  3. Leonor Flores was born About 1914 in Texas, USA.
  4. Siprian* (aka Cipriano) Flores was born Dec 28, 1919* in Texas, USA.
  5. Manuela Flores was born on Aug. 13, 1923 in Los Ebanos, Hidalgo, Texas, USA and died on Jul. 23, 1968 in Mission Municipal Hospital, Mission, Hidalgo, Texas, USA.  She married Enrique Flores.
  6. Andrea Flores was born on Nov. 31, 1928 in Starr, Texas, USA.
  7. San Juanita Flores was born on May 29, 1930 in Starr County, Texas, USA and died on an unknown date.
  8. Ananstacio Flores was born on Aug. 11, 1933 in La Grulla, Starr, Texas, USA and died on Jul. 4, 1934 in Precinct 5, Starr County, Texas, USA.

Sources:

  • Rosie Flores, facts with a * where provided by Rosie
  • FamilySearch
  • Interviews with my Father In-Law Heraclio Perez

Texas General Land Office, Land Grant Search

Texas Land Grants

Did your ancestor ever receive a Land grant from the Spanish Government or the State of Tamaulipas? If your answer is yes it is very likely that you will find it on the website for the Texas General Land Office.

What the Texas General Land Office has to Offer

The Texas land grant database contains over 4,200 land titles issued by Spain and Mexico from 1720 to 1836 covering 26 million acres. It also offers other collections for a total of 656,129 records.

You can get a full description of it or start searching for your ancestors at the land grant search.

I hope that you find this resource useful and helpful in your research. Let me know about your finds.

This is an example of one of the results for one of my wife’s ancestors:

County:  Hidalgo
Abstract Number:  83
Adj County:  Starr
District/Class:  San Patricio 1st
File Number:  000753
Original Grantee:  Flores, Segundo
Patentee:  Flores, Segundo
Title Date: 
Patent Date:  13 Aug 1881
Patent No:  500
Patent Vol:  23
Certificate:  106
Part Section: 
Survey/Blk/Tsp:  27
Acres:  13322.20
Adj Acres:  903
Remarks: