Tag Archives: Nuevo Leon

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 fact El Capitan Alonso De Leon is Juan’s 9th great grandfather straight line through his father’s side and Alonso “El Mozo” the son of his is his 8th great grandfather.

Hilario De Leon Duron and Maria Isabel Garcia Gonzalez:

Hilario De Leon Duron born and Maria Isabel Garcia Gonzalez

Hilario was born in 1912 and Maria Isabel in 1918. Juan stated that during the time this photo was taken that his grandfather was both in the military and was also Mariachi. As you can see form the photo he is dressed as a charro.

Juan, thank you for sharing this photo with me and all the readers of this blog. I really appreciate it.

If you would also like to share the photos of your grandparents and or great grandparents with us just send them to me on an email or facebook message and include a short description about the photo or something you remember about them. You will also be entered for a chance to win the book “246 Testamentos de Monterrey“.

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 research has led you to the convent of San Francisco, this album includes a photo of it. It also contains two maps of Monterrey one of 1836 and the other of 1905. It is also invaluable to the descendants of the Hernandez Brothers.

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Album Conmemorativo del 50 aniversario de la fundacion de la casa de sucesores de hernadez hnos

Here is the email:

Hi Moises. Thanks for all you do, I really enjoy it.

Except for my mother’s side, namely the Ybarguens, who lived in Durango, DGO since the late 1600’s or before, some of my father’s side were “newcomers” to Mexico who came from the Basque Country and settled in Nuevo Leon about the mid-1800’s.

The first Carlist War in Spain in the late 1830’s caused my great grandfather’s brother, Mariano Hernandez Luengas, to set out for the New World. Eventually he found himself in Monterrey and invested with other Monterrey industrialists to form the earliest textile mills in Nuevo Leon. His brothers eventually arrived from Vizcaya and they formed a company known as Hernandez Hermanos, with operations in Monterrey, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Brownsville and Lerdo, DGO. They had a store in Monterrey known as La Reinera, with the 1905 building still standing at the corner of Morelos and Paras.

I found your website via a reference to one of my images from this post:

http://www.wearecousins.info/2013/01/location-of-convent-of-san-francisco-monterrey-an-email-from-george-p-cervantes/

The particular reference is only part of a larger photo album / book printed in 1905 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Hernandez Hermanos company. In there, you will see historical maps and photos of Monterrey, plus a written history of the company.

You can find the entire set here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/9302991@N05/sets/72157618743681920

(you may need to scroll down to see the original captions that are not a part of the images). Your readers may enjoy the various images if they are interested in Monterrey history.

Again, thanks for what you do.

I wonder if any of my ancestors ever bought or wore clothes made with the textiles that this company would make. If you are interested in contacting bob let me know, I can forward your message to him. Let us know in the comments section of this post what you liked about this resource/album.

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 through other sources I have found out that the parents of Joseph are Juan Cavazos and Elena de la Garza. The parents of Jacinta are Diego Fernandez de Castro and Ana Maria Cerda.

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Joseph Cavazos and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro FamilySearch, Monterrey, Marriage, 1679 Pg. 21

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1679

Joseph Cavassos y Dona Jacinta de Lazerda. espanoles, velaronse.

En ocho de Heno. de mil sis cientos y setenta y nueve anos despose por palabras de presente y vele a Joseph Cavassos y Dona Jazinta de lazerda aviendo presedido. Las vnas en veinte y sinco, vente y seis y veinte y siete del mes de Diciembre del ano de setenta y ocho. fueron testigos Nicolas Gutierrez y Manuel Peres. y Po [?] de Villa Real y para que conste Lo firme ut su pra. =

Joseph Guaxardo

Children of Joseph Cavazos and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro

The following list of children was researched by Crispin Rendon

  1. Joseph CAVAZOS, christened 14 Dec 1686 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
  2. Juan CAVAZOS. He married on 10 Jul 1716 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Hermenegilda OCHOA ELEJALDE, daughter of Capitan Blas OCHOA ELEJALDE and Antonia LOZANO.
  3. Gabriel CAVAZOS, born about 1695. He married on 5 May 1717 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Isabel GARZA, daughter of Juan PEREZ GARZA and Maria CANTU.
  4. Joaquin CAVAZOS (my 7th great grandfather), christened 8 Apr 1696 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, died 29 Oct 1779. He married (1) on 28 Apr 1722 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Ana Catarina RODRIGUEZ MONTEMAYOR, christened 9 Jan 1707 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, died Aug 1762, daughter of Capitan Nicolas RODRIGUEZ MONTEMAYOR and Tomasa RUIZ OCON; (2) on 29 Oct 1744 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Antonia Margarita GUZMAN, christened 29 Jul 1723 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Antonio GUZMAN and Maria Josefa GARZA.
  5. Ignacio CAVAZOS, christened 8 Apr 1696 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married Maria CANTU, daughter of Capitan Carlos CANTU and Josefa GONZALEZ HIDALGO.
  6. Maria CAVAZOS, buried 26 Jul 1713 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married on 30 Nov 1701 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Manuel GARZA, son of Capitan Lazaro GARZA and Ines SALDIVAR AYALA.
  7. Maria Isabel CAVAZOS. She married on 14 Jun 1708 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Antonio GARZA, born 1682, son of Capitan Lazaro GARZA and Ines SALDIVAR AYALA.
  8. Francisco CAVAZOS. He married Angela GARZA, daughter of Capitan Juan GARZA and Maria Eugenia SANTOS.
  9. Manuel CAVAZOS. He married Maria Rosa SANCHEZ, daughter of Pedro Luis SANCHEZ and Tomasa CADENA.

Sources:

  • FamilySearch.org
  • Rendon, Crispin D. “Ancestors of Moises Garza” February 9, 2014 Pg. 122 and 123

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 and Josefa de Trevino. The parents of Maria Guadalupe are listed as Pedro Lopez Prieto and Francisca de Aguirre. I am a descendant of theirs through two of their daughters Juana Maria Eusebia Moya and Mariana Moya. If anyone has nay more information on Juan Perez Moya please let me know.

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Juan Bautista Perez and Maria Guadalupe Prieto, FamilySearch, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Marriages Pg 207

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Jun Perez de Moya y Guadalupe Prieto esp.

En dos de Octubre de este ano en el valle deel Guxuco de esta feligrecia el Br Dn Bartholome Molano Theniente de cura caso y velo a Jun Perez de Moya hijo Lexmo de Juan Perez de Moya diffunto y de Jpha de Trevino a Maria Gudalupe Lopez Prieto hija Lexma de Dn Pedro Lopez Prieto y de Francisca de Aguirre espanoles todos y Vecinos del referido valle. F. T. Dn Lucas Cavallero y Dn Xavier Dabila Pena premissin Requisitis lo firme =

Br. Juan Baez Trevino

Children of Children of Juan Bautista Perez Moya and Maria Guadalupe Lopez Prieto: 

  1. Maria Ana PEREZ MOYA (my sixth great grandmother). She married on 4 Dec 1756 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Jose Antonio LEAL LEON, son of Marcos LEAL LEON and Maria Gertrudis GARZA.
  2. Juana Maria Eusebia PEREZ MOYA (my fifth great grandmother), christened 23 Oct 1742 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married Joseph Ascencio MARROQUIN, christened 3 Sep 1735 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Nicolas MARROQUIN and Maria Josefa Jesus ALANIS.
  3. Juan Bautista MOYA, christened 3 Jan 1745 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
  4. Maria Jacinta PEREZ MOYA, christened 23 Aug 1759 in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married unknown.
  5. Jose Miguel PEREZ MOYA. He married on 5 Apr 1777 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Rosalia ALANIS, daughter of Blas Javier ALANIS and Maria Rita RODRIGUEZ.
  6. Maria Antonia MOYA, buried 11 Sep 1800 in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married on 2 May 1783 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Cristobal RODRIGUEZ, born about 1751, son of Cristobal RODRIGUEZ and Maria Francisca Javiera RODRIGUEZ.
  7. Ana Maria PEREZ MOYA, born about 1768. She married on 21 Jul 1791 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Jose Domingo GARZA, christened 30 Mar 1765 in Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Jose Miguel GARZA and Ana Maria RIOS.
  8. Gertrudis MOYA, born about 1767. She married on 5 Jan 1793 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Lorenzo GONZALEZ OCHOA, born about 1763 in Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Francisco Javier GONZALEZ OCHOA and Ana Maria LEAL LEON.

Sources:

  • FamilySearch
  • Rendon, Crispin D. “Ancestors of Moises Garza” February 9, 2014 Pg. 51 and 52

Video on How to Search the Historical Archive of Monterrey’s Online Database

Here is a short video that I did for Liz Salas-Rivalsky from the We Are Cousins community. Liz thank you for being a participating member at the community.  Liz asked “Archivos Historicos de Monterrey (http://servicios.monterrey.gob.mx/Consultas/AHM/Principal.aspx) is a confusing website to me. Does anyone have suggestions on how to navigate this website? Thanks.”

I hope that this short video is also useful for you too.

If interested you can check out my previous post about this resource here: Archivos Historicos de Monterrey – Historical Archives of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Video on How to Search the Historical Archive of Monterrey’s Online Database


Very quick, please leave me a comment of what you think about this video and if I should continue to do them. Thanks your opinion is highly valued.

1722 Church Marriage of Joaquin Cavazos de Pruneda and Ana Catarina Rodriguez Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the church marriage record of my 7th great grandparents Joaquin Cavazos and Ana Catarina Rodriguez. They were married in Monterrey Mexico back in April 28, 1722. Through other sources we know that the parents of Joaquin are Joseph Cavazos and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro. The witness listed in this document are Joseph Rodriguez, Juan de Cavallero, and Lucas Cavallero. If any one has more research about this couple please let me know.

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Joachin Cavasoz, y Ana Catharina Rodriguez =

En beinte y ocho dias delmes de Abril de mil stecientos y beinte y dos en la parroqi. de esta ciudad: case y vele segun orden de nta santa Me. ygelsia a Juachin Cavasoz con Ana Catharina Rodriguez espanoles aviendose amonestado en tres dias festivos el dia dies y nuebe, de Abril, el dia beinte y cinco, y el dia beinte y seis, de esthe messiendo testigos Joseph Rodriguez, Juan de Cavallero, y Lucas Cavallero y por ser verdad lo firme.

Fr. Joseph Galban

Children of Joaquin Cavazos de Pruneda and Ana Catarina Rodriguez Montemayor:

The following list was compiled by Crispin Rendon.

  1. dopted Joseph Antonio GONGORA. He married on 13 Feb 1746 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Gertrudis GARZA, daughter of Joseph Antonio GARZA and Elena SEPULVEDA.
  2. Jose Antonio CAVAZOS (my 6th great grandfather), christened 10 Mar 1723 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married on 11 Oct 1752 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Leonor TREVINO, christened 31 Mar 1734 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Juan Francisco TREVINO and Luisa GONGORA.
  3. Juan Joseph CAVAZOS, christened 2 Jan 1729 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married on 26 Oct 1762 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Gertrudis BALLESTEROS, christened 10 Apr 1742 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Pedro Agustin BALLESTEROS and Margarita TREVINO.
  4. Maria Tomasa CAVAZOS, christened 14 Jul 1731 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married on 30 Nov 1748 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Joseph Januario VALDEZ, born in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.
  5. Mariana CAVAZOS, born 1735. She married Mateo LEAL LEON, born 1724; died 1800, son of Bernabe LEAL LEON and Maria Gertrudis GONZALEZ.
  6. Joseph Placido Geronimo CAVAZOS, christened 26 Oct 1739 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He married (1) on 23 Oct 1774 in Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Catarina QUINTANILLA, daughter of Capitan Antonio GONZALEZ QUINTANILLA and Maria Nicolasa TREVINO; (2) on 30 Oct 1785 in Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Urbana GARZA, daughter of Juan Baptista GARZA RENTERIA and Maria Rosalia GARCIA GUERRA.
  7. Ana Catarina CAVAZOS, christened 12 Aug 1742 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married on 20 Jul 1767 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Jose Rosalio LEAL LEON, born 1734 in Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died 1784, son of Bernabe LEAL LEON and Maria Gertrudis GONZALEZ.
  8. Juana Catarina CAVAZOS, christened 12 Aug 1742 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married Javier VILLARREAL.
  9. Eugenio CAVAZOS. He married on 4 Mar 1771 in Guajuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Josefa Dolores CABALLERO OLIVOS, christened 10 Jul 1756 in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of Juan Angel CABALLERO OLIVOS and Elena GARCIA GUERRA.

Sources:

  • FamilySearch
  • Rendon, Crispin D. “Ancestors of Moises Garza” February 9, 2014 Pg. 83

Descendants of Don Juan Perez de Onate and Dona Osana Martinez de Gonzalez

I recently came across a book about the descendants of my 14th great grandparents Juan Perez de Onate and Osana Martinez. It is a 189 page book that was compiled by John D. Inclan. This book contains a wealth of information and I highly recommend that you try and get a hold of it since this book has greatly helped in my Genealogy research. Its a must get book specially if Juan and Osana are also your ancestors. The title of this book is “Descendants of Don Juan Perez de Onate and Dona Osana Martinez de Gonzalez – Nueva Galicia- Nuevo Leon- New Mexico- Tamaulipas- Texas- Zacatecas 1460- 2000″.

As you can see just by the title this book contain information on families that lived in Nueva Galicia, Nuevo Leon, New Mexico, Tamaulipas, Texas, and Zacatecas covering the time periods of 1460 to the 2000’s. Make sure and check out the links of where you can obtain this book since there is a link for it online.

Image of partial cover of book”Descendants of Don Juan Perez de Onate and Dona Osana Martinez de Gonzalez”:

Where to get a copy:

  • WorldCat.org - Find book in a library near you. Check Now.

Even though the online family tree is by the same author I am not one hundred percent sure that it contains the same information as the book.  I just hope that this book and online resource is of help to you.

Cerralvo Church Marriage Records 1761 – 1880 Book II

In case that you do not know I just want to make you aware that the Spanish American Genealogical Association (SAGA) out of Corpus Cristy, Texas back in 1989 indexed the Cerralvo Church Marriage Records covering the time period of 1761 to 1880. This particular book “Cerralvo Church Marriage Records 1761 – 1880 Book II” lists all the brides by alphabetical order by maiden name.

This book is invaluable to our research since as you may or may not be aware of the Cerralvo Marriage Church Records have not been indexed by familysear.org. They are only available at ancestry.com but that is more than $30.00 to get access per month. instead just look for this book or buy it off the SAGA website.

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Remember once you find an entry to one of your ancestors you can obtain a copy of the original at familysearch.org. They are here.

Where to get a copy:

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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

Source:

Families of Santa Catarina Nuevo Leon 1750 – 1860

If you have traced your ancestors back to Santa Catarina Nuevo Leon then this books is a great resource. This books is an indexed abstract of Church and Civil Records covering the years of 1750 to 1860. It was written or compiled by Mark A. Philips and Richard C. Hernandez and published in 1997.

Cover of “Families of Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico An Indexed Abstract of Church and Civil Records, 1750-1860″ 

Just so that you may get an idea of what you can expect to find in this book here is the table of contents.

Contents

Preface

Map

Introduction

I. The Community
II. The Church Building
Ill. Filmed Records
IV. Records Extracted
A. Baptisms: Santa Catarina & Monterrey Records
B. Marriages: Santa Catarina Records
C. Marriages: Monterrey Records
D. Marriages: Pesqueira Grande Records
E. Marriage Investigations
F. Monterrey Protocols
G. Burials and Last Rites: Santa Catarina

Abbreviations 

Baptism & Marriage Index

Appendix

A. Marriage Witnesses
B. Officiating Priests at Marriages
C. Monterrey Protocols
D. Burials, 1817-1819
E. Last Rites, 1819
F. Burials, 1852-60
G. Special Baptisms
H. Special Marriages

Postscript 

Index: Wives

 The baptism and marriage index is about 129 pages out of the whole book.

Where to find this book: