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Survival The Historical Heritage of La Grulla, Texas 1749 – 1974 a thesis by Narciso A. Guerra and Imelda G. Guerra

I found this book at the University of Texas Pan American’s Special collections. If you are from La Grulla or just want to know more about it I highly recommend the following book. “Survival The Historical Heritage of La Grulla, Texas 1749 – 1974 a thesis by Narciso A. Guerra and Imelda G. Guerra”.

The authors also list their family connection to the first Longorias of La Grulla. You can also find a full map of La Grulla.

I just wish I had more time to go over it since you are not allowed to take it out of the Library I just quickly browsed through it.

If anyone else knows about any other books about La Grulla or it’s people let me know so that I can lsit them here.

Photo of Pedro Marroquin Perez and Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra Circa 1960′s

Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra and Pedro Marroquin Perez

My greatest appreciation goes to Ricardo Reyna who provided this picture of my paternal great grandparents, Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra and Pedro Marroquin Perez.

Original image is in possession of my aunt Amelia Garza de Garza who provided it to Ricardo, as per his request, for scanning so that he may send it to me.

Muchas Gracias Primo!

That I know of, they had Seven children and they were married on Aug 27 1912 in Guardados de Arriba, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This is the only picture that I have of them.

Thanks again Ricardo.

Source: Ricardo Reyna, post on WeAreCousins Facebook page.

Pedro Marroquin Perez and Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra, 1912 Church Marriage in Guardados de Arriba, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the image and transcription of the marriage that took place in the house of Andres Gonzalez in Guardados de Arriba in Tamaulipas, Mexico back in August 27, 1912 between Pedro Marroquin Perez and Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra. The image does indicate who their parents are. The image also does indicate that the witnesses to the marriage were Senores Jose de la Trinidad Barrera, Blas Guerra, Pioquinte Garza, and Juan Vela. Pedro Marroquin Perez and Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra are my great-grandparents through my father’s paternal maternal side of the family. What I found that is interesting is that it states that Pedro was baptized in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, but he was actually baptized in San Pedro Apostol, Allende Nuevo Leon, Mexico on Sptember 5, 1880.

Oringinal Image:

FamilySearch > Mexico, Catholic Church Records > Tamaulipas > Mier > Inmaculada Concepción (Mier, Tamaulipas) > Matrimonios 1767-1936

Transcription From the Above Image:

En Guardado de arriba Jurisdiccion de la Parroquia de Ciudad Mier a veintireis se Agosto de mil nobecientos doce ante mi el infrascrito cura economo a efecto de contraer matrimonio Cristiano Pedro Marroquin soltero de veinticuatro anos de edad originario y vecino de este lugar y vautisado en la Parroquia de aldamas N. L. hijo lejitimo de Jose Angel Marroquin y de Francisca Perez que viven: Con Maria Amalia Gonzalez doncella de dieciocho anos de edad originario de Herreras N. L. y vautizada en la parroquia de Aldamas N. L. y actual mente domicialiada en este hace dies anos hija legitima de Andres Gonzalez que viven ambos contrayentes presentaron como testigos de su libertad y solteria a los Senores Jose de la Trinidad Barrera Blas Guerra Pioquinte Garza y Juan Vela los cuales equeridos ante la senal de la Cruz. arreguraron vajo juramento que en dichos pretensos no encontraba inpedimiento alguno cannonico que dificultara su pretendido matrimonio y para constancia firmo. – Jose S. Cisneros

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Pedro Merroquin con Ma. (Maria) Amalia Gonzalez

En Guardado de arriba juridiccion de la Parroquia de Ciudad Mier a veintesiete de Agosto del ano del Senor de mil nobecientos dose. En el domicilio de Don Andres Gonzalez, Yo el infrascrito cura economo previas las debidas informaciones matrimoniales y leidas las tres moniciones conciliares seguidas y no resultado impedimiento alguno canones conferados ambos pretensos y preguntelo en seguida su reciproco consentimiento por palabras de presente. Case y Vele segun el rito de Nuestra Madre la Iglesia amore missiones a Pedro Marroquin con Amalia Gonzalez Siendo Testigos Trinidad Barrera Blas Guerra y Pioquinte Garza y padrinos de casamiento Jose de la Trinidad Barrera y Teresa Garcia y para constancia firmo.

Jose S. Cisneros Presbo. (Presbito)

Sources: FamilySearch

Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra – 1891 Baptism in Los Herrera, Nuevo Leon, Mexicos

Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra is my great-grandmother through my fathers maternal side. The following is the image of her baptism followed by it’s transcription. She was baptized in Los Herreras, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on the 16th of February of 1891. The document indicates that she was born on June 17, 1890 and that her parents are Andres Gonzalez and Nicolasa Guerra. It lists her Godparents as being Martin Ramirez and Antonia Gonzalez.

Cut Out From Original Image Found at FamilySearch

I was looking for path to locate original document but it seems that Los Herreras is not there anymore: FamilySearch

Transcription of the Above Image

N 89 Ma Amalia Los Herreras

En la Villa de Los Herreras comprhn de esta parroqa a los diesiseis dias del mes de Febr. de mil ochosien tos noventa y uno. Yo el  Tomo Jesus Ma Vela Rodrigz Cura encargado de ella Bautise solemnemente a una nina nacida el 17 de Junio anterior alli a quien pu se por nombre Amalia, Hija Lejitima de Andres Gonzalez y Nicolasa Guerra: fueron PP. Martin Ramirez y Antonia Gonzalez a quienes di fe su oblig y parentesco. Y y pa consta lo firme.

Jesus Ma Vela Rodriguez

Sources: FamilySearch

1916 Baptism of Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez in Mier, Tamaulipas Mexico

The following image is of the baptism of Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez at Inmaculada Concepción, in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico in January 19, 1916. Dominga was my grandmother, her parents were Pedro Marroquin Perez and Maria Amalia Gonzalez Guerra. This image indicates she was born on September 19, 1915 and that her God Parents were Gertrudis Guerra and Teodora Guerra.

Cut out of original image:

Original Image can be found at: Mexico, Catholic Church Records > Tamaulipas > Mier > Inmaculada Concepción
(Mier, Tamaulipas)> Bautismos 1888-1926

This is the transcription of the above document:

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Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez

En la parroquia de la Purisima Concepcion de C. Mier. a diecinueve dias del mes de Enero de mil novecientos dieciseis, yo el infrascrito Cura Economo de esta feligresia, bautise solemnemente a una nina que nacio el diecinueve de Septiembre del ano proseimo pasado; le puse por nombre Dominga. Es Hija legitima de Pedro Marroquin y Amalia Gonzalez. Fueron sus padrinos Gertrudis Guerra y Teodora Guerra, a quien les adverti el parentesco espiritual y demas obligaciones por ellos contraidas. Y para que conste lo firmo.

Manuel Leal A.

Sources: FamilySearch