Garza


Nicolas de Ayala and Antonia de la Garza Montemayor,1695 Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1695 marriage of my wife’s 7th great grandparents Nicolas de Ayala and Antonia de la Garza Montemayor. They got married in Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The following document indicates that the parents of Nicolas where Joseph de Ayala and Ana de Benavides and at the time of the marriage both were deceased by then.…

Apolonio Contreras and Demetria Garza, 1874 Marriage in Starr County, Texas

The following is the Marriage Record for Apolonio Contreras and Demetria Garza my wife’s 2nd great grandparents. They Married back in 1874 in Starr County, Texas. Several years ago I found the parents of Apolonio on a family tree in ancestry but it is now long gone. Unfortunately I have not found any documents listing his parents to verify that…

Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor, 1676 Church Death Record, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1676 Church Death Record, transcription, and English translation for my 8th great grandfather Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor. He was married to Ines de la Garza. This document indicates that he was buried in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It also indicates that his father was Miguel de Montemayor. His son Francisco my 7th great grandfather is also …

Francisco Rodriguez de Montemayor and Maria Caballero de los Olivos, 1684 Church Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1684 Church Marriage record for my 7th great grandparents, Francisco Rodriguez de Montemayor and Maria Caballero de los Olivos, they married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. There are to reasons the following document is interesting. First, it is a double wedding, the brides are half  sisters since both of their names are Maria and it is…

Ignacio Guerra Canamar and Catalina Fernandez de Tijerina, 1676 Church Marriage, Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico

The following is the 1676 Church Marriage record of my 8th great grandparents Ignacio Guerra Canamar and Catalina Fernandez de Tijerina in Monterrey, Nuevo, Leon Mexico. She is the daughter of Gregorio Fernandez de Tijerina and Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo. Ignacio is the son of Antonio Guerra and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio. Cut out of original image: See Original Transcription…

Joseph Martinez and Ynes de la Garza, 1673 Church Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico

The following is the 1673 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Joseph Martinez and Ynes de la Garza in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document indicates that a dispensation was done due to them having four grades of consanguinity unfortunately I have yet to find that dispensation. The parents of Joseph are Ignacio Martinez and Maria Flores. The parents of…

Ofelia Garza Lopez, 1927 Civil Registration Births of Congregacion Arcabuz Tamaulipas Mexico

The following death record is that of my grandfather’s sister, Ofelia Garza Lopez was my. At the cemetery of Los Trevinos, Tamaulipas, Mexico I had found Ofelia’s tombstone with a death date of September 15, 1944. The following document indicates that she was born on the 29th of October 1924. So she was 19 years old when she died. At…

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…

Names of People in First Blog Banner

Photo 1                                                                   Photo 2                                                    Photo 3                          The above banner was the first one that I used for this blog. It never occurred to me to post the names of the people on the photographs. Here they are; Photo 1: Pencil drawing made circa late 1950’s Lauro Garza Marroquin (my father) Horacio Garza Marroquin (my uncle) Photo 2: Old photo circa…

Apolonio Contreras de La Garza and Demetria Garza Solis and Their Children

1st Generation Apolonio Contreras was born in 1844 in Mexico and died on an unknown date. he was the son of Jose Manuel Antonio Contreras Trevino and Rafaela de La Garza Olivares. He married Demetria Garza on Aug. 17, 1874 in Starr, Texas, USA. Demetria, daughter of Epamuseno Prudencio Garza and Maria Eugenia Ygnacia Solis, was born in 1848 in…