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1706 Church Marriage of Jose Antonio Salinas and Juana Garcia in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1706 marriage record of my 7th great grandparents Jose Antonio Salinas and Juana Garcia whom married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The marriage date was April 26, 1706. Unfortunately this document does not indicate whom their parents were but through other sources we know that the parents of Antonio Salinas where Joseph Salinas and Micaela Camacho. I only know of Micaela father whom was Pedro Garcia and have yet to figure out whom her mother was. If you know let me know.

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Anto. Salinas con Juana Garcia

En beinte y siete dias de el mes de Abril de el ano de st, y seis case y vele a Anto. Salinas y a Juana Gracia, aviendo precedido las vanas a once. a diez y ocho y a beinte y sinco de este mes, fueron testigos Ygnacio de [?] y Migl. Cantu y porque conste lo firme.

Geronimo Lopez Prieto

Children of Jose Antonio Salinas and Juana Garcia were as follows:

  1. Francisco Javier SALINAS, christened 2 Apr 1715 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, died 12 Jan 1792 in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He married (1) Maria Rosa LONGORIA, born about 1715 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died 26 Feb 1767 in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, daughter of Joseph LONGORIA and Maria CHAPA; (2) in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico Maria Quiteria VILLARREAL, born 1738 in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico; died 3 Mar 1804 in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, daughter of Jose Antonio VILLARREAL and Maria Catarina HINOJOSA.
  2. Pedro Jose SALINAS (my sixth great grandfather), born 1735 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died 10 Sep 1792 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married Maria Catarina GARCIA, born 1725 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died 17 Dec 1793 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
  3. Jose Antonio SALINAS, died 27 Oct 1802 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married Anastacia BENAVIDES, died 8 Nov 1810 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Francisco Javier BENAVIDES and Maria Francisca GONZALEZ.

Sources:

  • Rendon, Crispin D. “Ancestors of Moises Garza” February 9, 2014 Pg. 85

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 are Ignacio Guerra Canamar and Catalina Fernandez de Tijerina. The parents of Nicolasa are Francisco Baez de Trevino and Catalina de Amaya.

Also this document also lists another of my ancestors as a witness to the marriage. My 9th great grandfather Nicolas Lopez Prieto. Finally it also mentions that a church dispensation was done due to them being related by four degrees of consanguinity. Now I have to try and find this marriage dispensation since it will offer more valuable information and clues.

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Christoval Guerra y Nicolasa de Trevino. Espan

En veinte y seis de Febro. de mil setess. y dos a. en la Parrochial de esta Ciudad despose y vele y in facie Ecleccie a Christoval Guerra con Nicolasa de Trevino, aviendo precedido las vanas en diez y nueve veinte y quatro y veinte y seis de este mez y an. Dispenso su Y[?]ma. en quatro grado en igualdad de sonsanguinidad. Fueron testigos el Cppn. Nicolas Lopez Prieto el Cappn. Pedr. Bapta. Saldua. y el Sargto Mor. Po. Guaxdo Para que conste lo firme.

Geronimo Lopez Prieto

Children of Capitan Cristobal Guerra and Nicolasa Trevino were as follows:

The following list comes from the hard work of Crispin Rendon.

  1. Ignacio Javier GUERRA CANAMAR. He married on 2 May 1736 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Angela Josefa GARZA, born 1720, daughter of Blas GARZA and Maria Magdalena GARCIA.
  2. Maria Gertrudis GUERRA. She married on 7 Oct 1720 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Capitan Cristobal GARZA, son of Capitan Gabriel GARZA and Clara GARZA.
  3. Micaela GUERRA. She married on 11 Aug 1748 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Ignacio FERNANDEZ VALLEJO, born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of General Antonio FERNANDEZ VALLEJO and Maria GARCIA SOSA GUERRA.
  4. Ana GUERRA.
  5. Tomasa Rosalia GUERRA, christened 5 Jan 1710 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married on 25 Nov 1753 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Jose Jesus RODRIGUEZ, son of Joseph Antonio RODRIGUEZ and Maria Ines GARZA.
  6. Antonia Catalina GUERRA, christened 12 Apr 1711 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married (1) on 1 Feb 1733 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Capitan Lucas Regalado GONZALEZ HIDALGO, christened 25 Jun 1684 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, died 5 Apr 1749, son of Capitan/Alcalde Lucas GONZALEZ HIDALGO and Micaela GARCIA DAVILA; (2) on 23 May 1752 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Juan Antonio DAVILA, christened 28 Feb 1711 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Francisco Antonio DAVILA and Nicolasa GONZALEZ HIDALGO.
  7. Francisca Javiera GUERRA, christened 25 Jun 1712 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married (1) Jose Salvador GARZA, born 1695 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Capitan Salvador GARZA and Juana GUTIERREZ CASTRO; (2) on 16 Jul 1741 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Carlos BAEZ BENAVIDES.
  8. Joseph Bernardo GUERRA. He married on 15 Jan 1741 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Ana Maria GARCIA, christened 17 Jul 1718 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Nicolas GARCIA and Maria Teresa SALDUA.
  9. Jose Ramon GUERRA (my 6th Great grandfather), born 21 Apr 1715 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died 23 Jun 1798 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; buried in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married on 3 Feb 1752 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Rosalia HINOJOSA, died 14 Jun 1773 in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico, daughter of Jose Manuel HINOJOSA and Maria Ines CHAPA.
  10. Maria Rita GUERRA, born about 1716 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married on 19 Sep 1734 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Joseph Aparicio GONZALEZ HIDALGO, christened 20 Aug 1694 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Capitan/Alcalde Lucas GONZALEZ HIDALGO and Micaela GARCIA DAVILA.
  11. Maria Josefa GUERRA, christened 27 Jul 1717 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
  12. Jose Felix GUERRA.
  13. Pedro Baltazar GUERRA, born about 1720 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married on 22 Jul 1754 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Jesus GARZA, christened 2 Jun 1733 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Blas GARZA and Maria Magdalena GARCIA.
  14. Pedro Ignacio GUERRA. He married on 6 Aug 1752 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Ana Maria RODRIGUEZ, daughter of Joseph Antonio RODRIGUEZ and Maria Ines GARZA.

Sources:

  • Rendon, Crispin D. “Ancestors of Moises Garza” February 9, 2014 Pg. 95 and 96

1684 Baptism of Jose Cristobal Garcia in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the baptism of Jose Cristobal Garcia my 6th great grandfather in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Pedro Regalado Garcia and Maria Josefa Reyes. If you are a descendant of theirs let me know, hopefully we can trade notes on them.

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Joseph Xptobal espanol

En diez y Siete de Julio de Mil Setecientos y dies y siete anos en la Parroquial desta ciudad de Monterrey Baptise y puse los Santos oleos y Crisma a Xptobal hijolejitimo de Po. Regalado Garcia y Josepha de los Reyes fueron Pa el Br. Dn. Juan de Arellano y Ana Maria de la Garza a quienes adverti su parentesco espiritual qe contraian con su haijado y su Pa. y hobligacion qe tien con su haijado y lo firme.

Geronimo Lopez Prieto

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Familias de Monterrery Sus Descendientes Tomo II

 This is the second volume by Guillermo Garmendia Leal about the founding families of Monterrey and their descendants. It was written back in 1993 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon Mexico. If you have traced your ancestors all the way to these founding families then this book will be an excellent resource for your research. Just be aware that the author mentions that he left out two families. One was the family of Diego de Montemayor and the other the one of Laonso de Leon.

In the book the author states that he will focus special attention to these two and will have their own book. Years later he did publish a book for each. You can read more about the one for Diego here Diego de Montemayor Sus Decendientes – Diego de Montemayor and His Decendants.

Book Cover of Familias de Monterrery Sus Descendientes Tomo II

 Families Mentioned in the book:

  1. - BARRERA, Melchor
  2. - BAEZ DE BENAVIDES, Francisco
  3. - BOTELLO DE MORALES, Francisco
  4. - BOTELLO DE MORALES, Pedro
  5. - BUENTELLO GUERRERO, Juan
  6. - CAMACHO, Pedro
  7. - CASAS, Bernabe de las
  8. - CAVAZOS, Juan
  9. - CHAPA, Juan Bautista
  10. - DURAN, Antonio
  11. - FAJARDO DE QUINTANILLA, Joseph Felipe
  12. - FARIAS, Juan de
  13. - FERNANDEZ DE CASTRO, Juan
  14. - FERNANDEZ DE TIJERINA, Gregorio
  15. - FLORES, Pedro
  16. - FLORES CARBALLO, Rodrigo
  17. - GARCIA DE LAS RIVAS, Manuel
  18. - GARCIA DE PRUNEDA, Luis
  19. - GARZA, Marcos Alonso
  20. - GONZALEZ, Marcos
  21. - GUERRA., Vicente
  22. - HERRERA, Bartolome de
  23. - IRIBE Y VERGARA, Francisco de
  24. - LOPEZ DE JAEN, Juan
  25. - LOPEZ PRIETO, Nicolas
  26. - LOZANO, Pedro
  27. - MARTINEZ GUAJARDO, Francisco
  28. - MONTEMAYOR, Diego (el mozo)
  29. - OLIVARES, Juan de
  30. - PEREZ, Fernan Blas
  31. - PEREZ DE LERMA, Juan
  32. - PEREZ DE LOS RIOS, Juan
  33. - PEREZ DE MOLINA, Antonio
  34. - RAMIREZ, Francisco
  35. - RAMOS DE ARRIOLA, Juan
  36. - RUIZ DE OCON, Alonso
  37. - SALAZAR, Pedro de
  38. - SOLIS, Martin de
  39. - SOSA, Baltazar de
  40. - TENORIO, Jusepe de
  41. - TREVINO, Jusepe
  42. - VILLAFRANCA, Mateo de
  43. - ZALDIVAR, Vicente de

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1693 Marriage of Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 This is the September 20, 1693 marriage record of my 8th great grandparents Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez. They got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Jose Martinez Guajardo and Nicolasa de la Garza. Margarita was the daughter of Diego Gutierrez de Castro and Gertrudis Flores. Their witnesses are listed as Pedro Lozano, Nicolasa Arellano, and Joseph de la Garza.

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Joseph Marz Guaxardo y Margarita Gutierres espanoles

En veinte de Septe. de mil seiscientos y nobenta y tres anos despose y bele infacie eclesie a Joseph Martinez Guaxardo y Margarita Guttz aviendo presedido las banas en seis treze y veinte de este mes y ano y fue en Virtd. de dispensaon de quarto grado de sangre en igualdad fueron ts. Po. Lozano Nicolasa Arellano y Joseph de la Garza y para que conste lo firme ets.

Joseph Guxardo

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1689 Marriage of Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 21 1689 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Nicolas Lopez Prieto and Maria de Ayala. Maria’s parents were Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor and Ines de la Garza. Their witnesses are listed as Sargento Mayor Lucas Caballero Alonso Ruiz and Pedro de la Garza.

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Antto. Prieto y Maria Rodriguez espanoles.

En veinte y uno dias del mes de Junio de mil y seis cientos y ochenta y nueve anos despose y vele a Antonio Prieto hijo del Cappan. Nicolas Lopez Prieto y de Maria de Ayala; Con Maria Rodriguez hija lejitima del Cappan Diego Rodriguez de Mte. mor.  difunto y de Ynes de la Garza todos vezinos de este Rno. aviendo presedido las vanas en cinco nueve y doze de este mes y Ano; fueron testigos el sargto mor. Lucas Caballero Alonso Ruiz y Po. de la Garza. y para que Conste lo firme et supra. =

Joseph Guxardo

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1675 Marriage of Gabriel Cervera and Maria Longoria in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the March 10, 1675 marriage record of my 8th great grandparents Gabriel Cervera and Maria Longoria in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. I have yet to find out whom the parents of Gabriel are but the parents of Maria are Lorenzo de Longoria and Antonia Rodriguez . Their witnesses are listed as Cappan Ygnacio Parra Diego Rendon, y Juan Bap. Chapa. Continue reading

1673 Marriage of Diego Gutierrez and Gertrudis Flores Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1673 marriage of my 10th great grandparents Diego Gutierrez de Castro and Gertrudis Flores de la Garza. The were married on July 30, 1673 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. I have not been able to find a document that indicates whom his parents were but on the other hand the parents of Gertrudis are Pedro Flores de Abrego and Margarita de la Garza. I am a descendant of theirs through their daughter Margarita Gutierrez whom married Jospeh Martinez Guajardo. Continue reading

1699 Marriage of Antonio Garcia de Sosa and Nicolasa De La Garza Falcon Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1699 marriage of my 9th great grandparents Pedro Garcia de Sosa and Nicolasa De La Garza Falcon in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The parents of Antonio are Pedro Garcia de Sosa and Elena de la Garza Guerra. The parents of Nicolasa are Blas de la Garza and Margarita Lopez Prieto. I am a descendant of their through their daughter Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra. Continue reading

1672 Marriage of Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara and Clara Trevino de Renteria Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1672 marriage of my 10th great grandparents Capitan Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara and Clara Trevino de Renteria. Nicolas is the son of Melchor Gutierrez and Isabel Lara. I have yet to find out whom the parents of Isabel are. The parents of Clara are Alonzo de Trevino and Mayor de Renteria. I am one of their descendants through their daughter Isabel Gutierrez de Lara. You can find more information about her and her siblings towards the bottom of this page.

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Nicolas Gutierrez y Dona Clara de Renta espanoles

En catorce de Noviembre de mil y seicientos y setenta y dos anos despuse y vele en la hacienda de la Pesqueria en Capilla aprovada a Nicolas Gutierrez y Dona Clara de Renteria haciendo procedido los bannos en primero siete y catorce de dicho mez. Fueron testigos D. Lazaro Fernandez de Castro, Joseph de la Cruz y Don Diego de Sepulveda, y lo firme -

Francisco de la Cruz

Children of Capitan Nicolas GUTIERREZ LARA and Clara TREVINO RENTERIA were as follows:

  1. Capitan Nicolas GUTIERREZ LARA, christened 13 Jun 1673 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, buried 10 Mar 1750 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married on 18 Oct 1695 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Antonia VILLARREAL, born in Salinas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died 30 May 1754 in Salinas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Capitan Bernabe VILLARREAL and Isabel GARZA.
  2. Antonio GUTIERREZ LARA, christened 31 Mar 1676 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, died 10 Jan 1734. He married on 19 Oct 1695 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Clara VILLARREAL, christened 15 Dec 1674 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, buried 27 Feb 1745 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Capitan Bernabe VILLARREAL and Isabel GARZA.
  3. Clara Maria GUTIERREZ LARA. She married on 28 Dec 1700 Juan BAEZ BENAVIDES, born 1680 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Francisco BAEZ BENAVIDES and Juana VELA.
  4. Melchor GUTIERREZ. He married Ana BENAVIDES, daughter of Bernardo BENAVIDES and Francisca REYES.
  5. Isabel GUTIERREZ LARA. She married Antonio GARCIA SEPULVEDA, son of Sargento Mayor Jacinto GARCIA SEPULVEDA and Clara FERNANDEZ RENTERIA.
  6. Cristobal GUTIERREZ LARA, christened 10 Dec 1687 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married Maria Isabel BAEZ BENAVIDES, born 1683; died 26 Jun 1773 in Revilla, Tamaulipas, Mexico, daughter of Bernardo BENAVIDES and Francisca REYES.

Sources:

  • FamilySearch.org Monterrey, Catedral, Matrimonios, Pg. 13 1672
  • Rendon, Crispin. “Ancestors of Moises Garza” Pg. 258