Guerra

Forgotten Death

The Murder of Juan Chapa Guerra

I have often heard of the Violence that used to be rampant in the border back in the middle 1800’s. I also hear stories from our readers about atrocities that were done against their ancestors. Unfortunately many of those stories have been passed down orally and many records don’t exist to prove those stories since […]

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1773 Church Death Record of Maria Rosalia Hinojosa in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

This is the 1773 death record of my of 6th great grandmother Maria Rosalia de Hinojosa in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She die on the 14th of June of 1773. The following document indicates that her husband was Ramon Guerra and her parents were Manuel de Hinojosa and Ynes de Chapa.  Her husband Ramon Guerra received […]

1721 Church Marriage of Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 The following is the 1721 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra. They married back in February 2, 1721 in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Garmendia Leal and Crispin Rendon have Identified the parents of  Juan Garcia de Pruneda as Luis Garcia Pruneda and Juana de […]

1702 Church Marriage of Cristobal Guerra Canamar and Nicolasa de Trevino in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following image is the record of the 1702 marriage of my 7th great grandparents Cristobal Guerra Canamar and Nicolasa de Trevino in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They married in February 26, 1702. The following document unfortunately does not mention their parents names but through other documents we have come to find out that Cristobal’s Parents […]

1680 Baptism of Antonio Garcia Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the image and transcription of the 1680 baptism record of my 9th great grandfather Antonio Garcia Guerra, also known as Antonio Garcia de Sosa. His father is Pedro Garcia and his mother is Elena de la Garza Guerra. This document also indicates that his godparents were Captain Juan Cavazos and Clara de […]

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 […]

Jose Juan Manuel Antonio Guerra and Maria del Refugio Gonzalez, 1835 Marriage in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the 1835 marriage of my 4th great grandparents Jose Juan Manuel Antonio Guerra and Maria del Refugio Gonzalez. They got married in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The only interesting thing that the following document indicates is that they had to get a dispensa for having a Second with Third and a Third with Fourth grades of consanguinity. Unfortunately I have not been […]

Rafael Gonzalez, 1827 Death Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following image and transcription is of the 1827 death record for my 5th great grandfather Rafael Gonzalez. The following document indicates that he died from fever at age 46 and was buried in the local cemetery in Mier. The document also indicates that he was married to Manuela Guerra my 5th great grandmother. This document also indicates that he did […]

Joseph Gonzalez Hidalgo and Maria Rita Guerra, 1734 Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the transcription to the 1734 marriage of my wife’s sixth great grandparents Joseph Gonzalez Hidalgo and Maria Rita Guerra. They married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They were the parents of my wife’s 5th great grandmother Maria Ynes Gonzalez. The great thing about this document is that it lists both of their parents. The […]

Joseph Isidro de Ayala and Maria Ynes Gonzalez, 1775 Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico

The following is the 1775 transcription to the marriage of my wife’s 5th great grandparents Joseph Isidro de Ayala Cantu and Maria Ynes Gonzalez Guerra. This documented reveled that Maria’s parents are Jose Gonzalez Hidalgo and Maria Rita Guerra and that she was original from El Topo de Los Gonzalez, Present day possibly San Nicolas de Los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. […]