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1745 Marriage of Francisco Rios and Maria de la Rosa Rendon in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 The following is the 1745 church marriage record of my 6th great grandparents Francisco Rios and Maria de La Rosa Rendon, they married in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The parents of Francisco are listed as Xristoval Rios and Ana de Leon. The parents of Maria de la Rosa Rendon are listed as Juan Rendon and Maria Josepha Vega. I am a descendant of theirs through their son Manuel Angel Rios. I want to thank Marina for helping me locate this document. At this moment I am stuck with both of their parents, if you have any information about them please let me know.

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Francisco Rios and Maria de la Rosa Rendon, Cadereyta, San Juan BautistaMatrimonios 1710-1795, 1822-1828, Pg 74.JPG

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16 Franco de los Rios, espanol con Ma. Rosa Rendon donceya de esta mitra

Enesta Yga. Parrochial de la villa de CAdereyta en veinte y dos de Nove de mil sets. y quarenta y cinco anos; haviendo procedido todas las diligas q.el Sto. concilio de trento ordena; Amonestandose, entres dias fetivos inter missary solemnia: y no haviendo resultado impedmito. Alguno; case, y vele – enfacie ecclecie; a Franco. de los Rios, espan. de esta villa hijo lexo. de Xptoval de los Rios difto. y Ana de Leon con Ma de la Rosa Rendon, espanola, origa de esta villa; hija lexa. de Juan Rendon: y Ma. Josepha de Vega, Vez. de esta villa: fueron sus Padrinos Joseph Melo; y su esposa Manuela Ruiz: vez de la ciud. de Monterei: testigos de este matrimonio Dn. Joseph Lorz. [?] de la Lanza, y Joseph Franco. Palacios, todos vez. de esta villa, y lo firme -

Fr. Juan de Dios Medina


Index to the Marriage Investigations of the Diocese of Guadalajara, Two Volumes Covering 1653 – 1779

If your ancestors lived in the Texas, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, and Coahuila region and had a marriage dispensation before 1779 it had to be granted by the Bishop of Guadalajara since this huge area was under its ecclesiastic jurisdiction.

The good thing is that you do not have to browse through the thousands of records since Raul J. Guerra, Jr., Nadine M. Vasquez, and Baldomero Vela, Jr. have already done it for us. All you have to do is to get a hold of their two volumes titled;


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INDEX TO THE GE INVESTIGATIONS OF THE DIOCESE OF GUADALAJARA Provinces of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Nuevo Santander, Texas 1751- 1779

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When Crispin Rendon told me in an email that these two books had been the best investment he ever made, I was a bit skeptical until I had the opportunity to browse, search, and find my ancestors in its pages.

Just as a small tip I have noticed that these two books go hand in hand with  the following website, http://www.guadalajaradispensas.com/ when trying to locate the original document.

If you live in the Rio Grande Valley you are in luck since both books are available at the University of Texas Pan American to check availability check the above mentioned links.