Marriages of Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico: 1689-1822 During the Spanish Colonial Era is an excellent book for anyone researching their ancestry in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico. I had come across this book about a year ago and honestly I have no idea why I had not shared it with you. This book is available free of charge at familysearch.org you can find the link towards the bottom of this post. This book was transcribed and translated by Mickey Garcia.
For those of you interested Mickey Garcia states on the preface the source for the book and it is as follows:
The marriage records in this book come from Microfilm Reel Number 0605139 of the Church of Latter DaySaints (LDS). In transcribing these records, I worked from microfilm prints of the file. It bears the title ”Archivo de la Parroquia de Santiago Apostol en Monclova, Estado de Coahuila. Volume 1, Alios 1690-1782.” The military marriages are in Voume 2, “Aflos 1777-1822.” Continue reading
Earlier today I received the following email from Crispin Rendon announcing the release of his new book about the Families of Salinas Victoria Volume One covering the Marriages from 1755 to 1769. I highly encourage everyone to download the book and also read the first pages to get an idea of the scope of Crispin’s new project. This is the first of Nine Volumes.
Here is the Email:
This email is going out to everyone in my genealogy address book. There is no need to respond.
I have posted online Volume One of Families of Salinas Victoria Nuevo Leon.
Below find a link to it.
Francophiles look for two marriages on Nov. 3, 1756. That is when two Frenchmen Bernardo Puy and Pedro Peche married the Villarreal sisters, Maria Francisca and Isabel Maria daughters of Francisco Villarreal and Catalina Garza.
Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume One
Hope you have fun searching for your ancestors in this new book.