Ramirez

Turning Facts Into Fiction And Writing The Historical Novel

Guest Post By Ernesto Uribe The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms defines the historical novel as “a novel in which the action takes place during a specific historical period… often one or two generations before, sometimes several centuries, and in which some attempt is made to depict accurately the customs and mentality of the period…” […]

Justo Lozano Ramirez and Maria Gertrudis Bosques Flores, 1839 Marriage in Catedral, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1839 marriage of my wife’s 3rd great grandparents Justo Lozano Ramirez and Maria Gertrudis Bosques Flores. His parents are listed as Pedro Lozano and Maria Rita Ramirez, also listed as deceased. The parents or Gertrudis are Miguel Bosques and Maria Vidala Flores. Cut out of original image:  See Original  Transcription of above image: No. […]

Yldefonso Zamora Mendoza and Elena Tanguma Ramirez – A Love Story

This is a story about my great grandparents Yldefonso Zamora Mendoza and Elena Tanguma Ramirez. Growing up I had heard the following story over and over again from my mother San Juana Tanguma and this is how I remember hearing it; One day Elena was getting water from the ranch’s pond, when Yldefonso saw her […]