Nuevo Leon

Historia del Nuevo Reino de Leon by Eugenio del Hoyo

Historia Del Nuevo Reino De Leon 1577 – 1723

Lately I have been becoming more and more interested in the History of Nuevo Leon or how it used to be called during Spanish rule “El Nuevo Reino de Leon”. I think that this interest has grown in me since through my research I have found that this history, is our history and the history […]

Nuevo Leon Y La Colonizacion Del Nuevo Santander

Nuevo Leon Y La Colonizacion Del Nuevo Santander

This book by Don Israel Cavazos Garza is an excellent resource. In it he explains the process of colonizing El Nuevo Santander now days Tamaulipas, Mexico and the steps that Jose de Escandon had to implement. He explains the important role that Nuevo Leon played in it’s colonization by helping with it’s greatest asset, it’s people. Last year at the […]

Joseph Manuel de Ayala de la Garza and Josefa Antonia Cantu de la Garza in FamilySearch, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Matrimonios 1667-1800 Pg 170

1732 Marriage of Joseph Manuel de Ayala de la Garza and Josefa Antonia Cantu de la Garza in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1732 marriage of my wifes’s 6th great grandparents Joseph Manuel de Ayala and Josefa Antonia Cantu in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They got married on July 28 , 1732. I just want to mention that I have found this particular ancestor listed as both Ayala and Allala on many documents. As you […]

Boy's and Girls

Girl’s and Boy’s Given Names from Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas

Crispin Rendon released another great resource. It is a project that he has just completed where he analyses the most common given names for both girls and boys from the three Mexican states of Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and Coahuila. Bellow you will find the email that he sent me in it’s entirety, where he explain […]

1734 Marriage of Lorenzo de Alanis and Petra Fabiana Rodriguez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1734 marriage of my 7th great grandparents Lorenzo de Alanis and Petra Fabiana Rodriguez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Unfortunately I have yet to discover whom their parents were. If you have any clues let me know in the comment area. Bellow i have also included a list of their children that Crispin Rendon […]

Diccionario Biografico de Nuevo Leon – Biography of Blas de la Garza

Israel Cavazos Garza has played an integral part in my genealogical research. His books are invaluable and contain a wealth of information. I recently found a book of his on my local university library that is simply treasure. Let me explain why. This book “Diccionario Biografico de nuevo Leon” contains hundreds of biographies of people […]

Hilario De Leon Duron and Maria Isabel Garcia Gonzalez

The following image was shared by Juan Jesus de Leon. It is a photograph of his grandparents Hilario De Leon Duron and Maria Isabel Garcia Gonzalez. Juan stated that both of his grandparents are from Hacienda San Bartolo Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Hilario is a direct descendant of Captain Alonso de Leon. As a matter of […]

Hernandez Hnos 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book

I just wanted to share with you an email that Bob Hernadez sent me about a month ago. I know that this email will be of interest to anyone that is interested in Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Since the images that Bob shares with us are very valuable to our history. Specially if your genealogy […]

1679 Marriage of Joseph Cavazos de la Garza and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro Cerda, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1679 marriage of my eighth great grandparents Joseph Cavazos de la Garza and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro de la Cerda. They got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in January 8th 1679. They were the first marriage of that year. Unfortunately this document does not indicate whom their parents are but […]

1740 Church Marriage of Juan Bautista Perez and Maria Guadalupe Lopez Prieto in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the church marriage record of my 6th/7th great grandparents Juan Bautista Perez Moya and Maria Guadalupe Lopez Prieto. They married back in October 2, 1740 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are listed as being originally from el Valle del Guaxuco. The parents of Juan Bautista are noted as being Juan Perez Moya […]