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TOTGS Genealogical Tips for January Through March 2014 is Out!

I want to thank Marlene Pegg, editor of Genealogical Tips, for sending me the latest Issue of their publication. This issue covers January through February and is jam-packed with great genealogy tips and resources that are available out there. Bellow I have included the table of contents so that you may see the type of stories that they publish. One of my blog posts, Website To Help You Find Where Your Ancestors Were From In Mexico, was republished by them.

Cover of Latest Issue:

Table of Contents:

  • From the Editor
  • Czech Heritage Museum Dedicated
  • De Galvez Records From Revolutionary War Period Available Online
  • Coming Up: Genealogypalooza
  • Summarize Your Work To Organize Your Research
  • Something To Try When Using Ancestry.com In The Library
  • Texas Tax Rolls 1846-1910 4 AG Holder Is A Victim Of Tax Fraud Identity Theft
  • Greek Easter Cookies – Koulourakia
  • Hispanic American Newspapers At GenealogyBank
  • Guide On Getting Organized
  • HSP Record Added To Ancestry.com
  • NARA Announces Closure And Consolidations Of Three Facilities
  • Military History Publications
  • Website To Help You Find Where Your Ancestors Were From In Mexico
  • Tips To Insure The Future Of Genealogy: Story Telling
  • Battle Of Horseshoe Bend
  • The Story Behind The Record
  • Slaves Were Used As Collateral
  • Missing Men: Lost Husband Ads In Newspapers
  • Tips For Finding Your Ancestors In Genealogy Databases
  • New Resource For State History Source Materials
  • Websites Offer Virtual Visit To War Of 1812 Sites
  • Forgotten Ashes – No One Should Be Forgotten And Homeless After Death
  • Find Military Records Online With New Index
  • But I Know I Am Descended From A ……..
  • Dangerous Pitfalls Of Death Records
  • Alabama Research Hint
  • Using The NEHGS Catalog From Home
  • Five Research Resources You Cannot Afford To Forget
  • Just How Reliable Is That Source?
  • Post-it Notes As A Great Research Tool
  • Rubik’s Cube Genealogy: A New Twist On Old Data
  • Keyword Search In The Family History Library Catalog
  • Properly Analyzing Documents: A Key To Genealogical Success!
  • szukajwarchiwach.pl—A Polish Website For Online Genealogy Research
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

For those of you that do not know the Tip O Texas Genealogical Society is based out of Harlingen Texas and any one can join by contacting them.

The 58 Families Listed on the 1757 Census of Revilla/Guerrero

The following is a list comprising of the 58 families listed on the 1757 Census of Revilla/Guerrero. This census was part of areport done by Captain Jose Tienda de Cuervo where he provides information on the General State of the Villas del Norte which had been founded by Jose de Escandon years earlier.

It is interesting to not that even-though at the end of the Revilla census it is listed that only 58 families reside there I found that a total of 60 entries were done. Somehow the two single persons listed living by themselves were not counted as families.

I was also disappointed to find that the names of the children, servants, and slaves were no written. In total 300 people were counted. The following list only contains the names of the father and mother.  Continue reading

1858 and 1886 Maps of Nuevo Leon, Mexico

When doing Mexico Genealogy, in search of our ancestry, maps can be of great benefit and help. Specially since towns do change names. The following are two maps one is dated 1858 and the other 1886 both published by Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912.

It is interesting to see how the names of towns changed in just a span of almost 30 years and how it seems that the population grew. You may be asking your self. How will this help me find my ancestors? Well very simply by helping you pinpoint towns that have changed their names and also by providing you with clues as to where to research for documents. Continue reading

1921 Civil Registry Death Index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1921 Civil Registry Death Index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order. You can find the original images used for this index at FamilySearch, Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > Doctor Coss > Defunciones 1911-1940 Pg 272 and 273. Continue reading

1929 Index to Marriages of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

1929 Index to Marriages of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. In alphabetical order by groom’s name.

Cut out of original images:

1929 Mier Marriages pg 69mod1.jpg 1929 Mier Marriages pg 69mod2.jpg 1929 Mier Marriages pg 69mod3.jpg

 Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002 – Mier – Matrimonios 1919-1927

Transcription of above images:

Folio		A						Numero de Acta
9	Antonio Ramirez Otero	y	Estifacia Ramos 		7
12	Alfredo Hinojosa	y	Maria Garza			10
13	Armando Barrera 	y	Rebeca Garcia			11
18	Alfonso Garza		y	Paula Rendon			15
20	Amando Montalvo 	y	Alicia Pena			17
50	Benigno Amaro		y	Rigis F Garza			46
37	Clemente Guerra 	y	Catarina Martinez		53
36	Felix Valdes		y	Genoveva Rios			22
35	Fernando de la Garza	y	Sofia Bazan			31
42	Francisco Hinojosa	y	Francisca Barrera		38
47	Francisco Botello	y	Bruna Medellia			43
14	Gerardo Ramirez 	y 	Ygnacia Ayala			12
19	Hipolito Ochoa		y	Agapita Valenzuela		16
28	Hilario Cortez		y	Francisca Barrera		24
49	Ildefonso Canales	y	Santos Barrera			45
7	Julian Moya		y	Hermila Cantu			6
25	Jesus Garcia		y 	Maria Angelita Chapa		21
27	Juan Ramos		y 	Felipa Gonzalez 		23
36	Jesus Garcia		y	Eusebia de Leon 		32

41	Jose Maria Trevino	y	Agapita Chavez  		37
46	Jacinto Ramirez		y	Ofelia Marroquin		42
48	Julio Garza		y	Jesusa Sandoval 		44
5	Luis Garcia		y	Luisa Gonzalez			4
10	Lazaro Silva		y	Gumecinda Villarreal		9
24	Leopoldo Guerra 	y	Elida Ybanez			20
44	Leopoldo Garcia 	y	Ercilia Olivo			40
2	Manuel Villarreal	y	Gabriela Mena			1
10	Martin Garza		y	Jova Saenz			8
30	Martimiano Chapa	y	Paula Ybarra			26
31	Manuel Ancira		y	Alicia Garcia			27
45	Manuel Tello		y	Eloisa Vela			41
34	Manuel Barrera		y	Bernarda Guerra 		30
17	Nestor Cantu		y	Luisa Barrera			14
32	Odie M. Jones		y 	Eva Hobey Bryant		28
3	Pedro Guerra		y	Apolonia Garza			2
23	Pilar Mendez		y	Maria Encarnacion Rodriguez 	19
33	Pedro Garcia		y	Concepcion Gonzalez		29
15	Reynaldo Martinez	y	Ramona Gonzalez 		13
43	Reynaldo Pena		y	Felicitas Trevino		39
4	Salome Rodriguez	y	Isabel Cazares			3
38	Sostenes Hinojosa	y	Domitila Hinojosa		34
39	Simon Rodriguez [?]	y	Felisa Alvares			35
6	Tiburcio Ramirez	y	Felipa Gonzalez	        	 5
21	Trinidad Castillo	y	Ana Ysabel Hinojosa		18
29	William Hary Cass	y	Alma Phobe Archambault  	35
40	Zaragoza Barrera	y	Donitila Hinojosa		36

1918 Civil Registry Death Index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1918 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order.

Cut out of Original Image:

1918 Death Index of Doctor Coss pg192-mod.jpg

Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 >

Doctor Coss > Defunciones 1911-1940

 Transcript of Above Image:

Num 						Num
de		Nombres		Folios  	de 		Nombres		Folio
Actas						Actas
9	Alanis Leopoldo		6 f				M
24	Alanis Mercedes		14 f.v		11	Martinez Victoriano	6 v f
		C				23	Martinez Francisca	12 f.v
16	Cantu Lucas		9 f.v				P
18	Cantu Arturo		10 f		3	Pena Severo		3 f
26	Cantu Antonia		13 v 14 f	8	Pena Rosa		5 v 6 f
30	Cantu Julia		15 v		25	Pena Agustin		13 f v
32	Cantu Cruz		16 f v				S
		G				2	Santos Francisca de los	1 v
4	Guerra Ramon		3 f. v		10 	Solis Maria		6 v
7	Garcia Antonia		5 f. v		12	Salinas Pedro		7 f.v
14	Garcia Salome		8 fv		13	Salinas Felicitas	7 v 8 f
19	Garza Antonia		10 f.v		17	Salinas Celerino	9 v 10 f
20	Garza Hermenegildo	10 v 11 f	29	Salinas Severo		15 f v
22	Garcia Librado		11 v 12 f			T
31	Garcia Petra		16 f		5	Trevino Ma. Jesus	3 v 4 f
		H				6	Trevino Garcia Juan	4 v 5 f
15	Hinojosa Delia		8 v 9 f		28	Tijerina Alberto	14 v 15 f
24	Hinojosa Flavio		12 v 13 f			V
		I				21	Vela Eleuteria		11 fv
7	Ibarra Silvina		2 f

Romulo Rios

Source: FamilySearch.org

1863 Index to Deaths of China, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1863 Index to Deaths of China, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are listed as they spear. There are no index pages for this year. I had to go page by page. If you need to you can find the image to the names on the following collection  Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > China > Defunciones 1861-1890 pages 35 – 49.

 1863 Index to Death of China, Nuevo Leon, Mexico:

Acta	Name			Death Date	Husband/Wife	Father			From
1	Reyes Leal		1-13-1863			Marcelino Leal		China
								Evarista Villarreal
2	Jesus Rodriguez	        1-24-1863	Luz Cantu				China

3	Maria Policarpia Rodriguez 1-26-1863			Jesus Martinez		China
								Cresencia Sais
4	Felicito Quintanilla	1-29-1863			Antonio Quintanilla	China
								Guadalupe Leal
5	Francisca Villarreal	2-1-1863			Juan Villarreal		China
								Felipa de Leon
6	Maria Eustalia Cavasos 2-9-1863			        Atanacio Cabasos	China
								Maria Petra Resendes
7	Maria del Refugio Solis 3-2-1863			Rafel Solis		China
								Maria del Rosario Alanis
8	San Juana Rodriguez	3-7-1863			Tomas Rodriguez	        China
								Carmen Davila
9	Rodrigo Pena		3-20-1863			Blas Pena		China
								Dolores Canas
10	Rafael Quintanilla	3-20-1863						Cadereyta Jimenez

11	Felipe Tijerina		4-16-1863			Cosme Tijerina		China
								Dolores Cavasos
12	Maria Felipa Cantu	4-17-1863			Francisco Cantu	        China
								Gregoria Quintanilla
13	Natividad Balderas	4-21-1863			Jose Maria Balderas	China
								Candida amaya
14	Rosa Castillo		4-28-1863			Pedro Castillo		China
								Apolonia Gonzalez
15	Carmen Hernandez	5-1-1863			Fabian Hernandez	China
								Maria Ysabel Gonzalez
16	Ynaes Ramirez		5-5-1863			Victoriano Ramirez 	China
								Ramona Garza
17	Maria de la Luz Gonzalez 5-6-1863			Gregorio Gonzalez	China
								Timotea Hernandez
18	Maria Santos Gonzalez	5-10-1863			Pablo Gonzalez		Toro
								Matia Cantu

20	Antonia Pena		5-11-1863			Juan Pena		China
								Ygnacia Salinas
21	Estefana Vera		5-14-1863			Antonio Vera		China
								Ygnacia Garza
22	Florencio Montemayor	5-14-1863			Leonardo Montemayor	China
								Narcisa Gonzlaez
23	Mario Dario Chapa	5-17-1863			Vicente Chapa		China
								Margarita Cortez
24	Antonio Salinas		5-19-1863			Enrique Salinas		China
								Petra Rodriguez
25	Juliana Benavides	5-20-1863	Rafael Rodriguez			China

26	Juan Buitron		5-21-1863			Antonio Buitron	        China
								Luz Gonzalez
27	Refugio Tames		5-23-1863			Ramon Tames		China
								Leonarda Hernandez
28	Livorio Yvarra		5-23-1863			Caralampio Yvarra	China
								Ynocencia Gonzalez
29	Maria Elena Guerra	5-23-1863			Santos Guerra		China
								Ynes Gonzalez
30	Anastacia Lopez	5-29-1863			        Ygnacio Lopez 	China
								Panda Duran
31	Josefa elizondo		6-5-1863	Alejo Gonzalez				China

32	Andres Garza		6-9-1863						China
								Encarnacion Garza
33	Felipa Cantu		6-10-1863			Ramon Cantu		China
								Josefa Hernandez
34	Jesusa Montemayor	6-11-1863			Enemecio Montemayor	China
								Francisca Davila
35	Agustina sanchez	6-15-1863			Rejino Sanchez		China
								Rejina Perez
36	Petronilo Perez		6-16-1863			Manuel Perez		China
								Jesusa Vera
37	Pantaleona Gonzalez	6-17-1863			Mauricio Gonzalez	China
								Concepcion Garza	
38	Maria de los Santos Flores 6-19-1863			Ladislao Flores		China
								Maria Carmen Guerra
39	Maria Ramona Villarreal 6-22-1863			Feliciano Villarreal	China
								Maria Victoriana Gonzalez
40	Maria Carmen [?]	6-23-1863						China
								Refugio Galvan
41	Candelario Cavasos	6-24-1863						China
								Santos Cavasos
42	Maria Yanes Elizondo	6-25-1863			Santos Elizondo	        China
								Francisca Garza
43	Felipa Dias		6-26-1863						China
								Gregoria Diaz
44	Mariana Cantu		7-9-1863			Nieves Cantu		China
								Ygnacia Gonzalez
45	Tivurcio Elizondo	7-13-1863			Francisco Elizondo	China
								Petra Cavasos
46	Francisca Ramirez	7-13-1863			Victoriano Ramirez	China
								Maria Ramona Garza
47	Eduarda Cantu		7-20-1863			Cesilio Cantu		China
								Maria Marta Cantu
48	Estefana Garza		7-25-1863			Mauricio Garza		China
								Concepcion Gonzalez
49	Josefa Silva		7-27-1863			Felipe Silva		China
								Gabriela Sanmiguel
50	Vesenta Morales	8-1-1863			        Santos Morales		China
								Maria de los Angeles Lopez
51	Natividad Silva		8-2-1863			Felipe Silva		China
								Gabriela Sanmiguel
52	Cristoval Morales	8-12-1862			Santos Morales		China
								Angela Lopez
53	Vidal Hernandez	8-17-1863						        China
								Apolonia Hernandez
54	Lasaro Amaya		8-18-1863			Miguel Amaya		China
								Mateana Almaras	
55	Justa Morales		8-27-1863			Santos Morales		China
								Maria de los Angeles Lopez
56	Florencio Montemayor	8-28-1863			Leonardo Montemayor	China
								Narcisa Gonzalez
57	Maria de los Santos Gonzalez 8-28-1863		        Pablo Gonzlaez		China
								Maria Rosaria Cantu
58	Santos Ramirez		8-28-1863			Nasario Ramirez	        China
								San Juana Gonzalez
59	Juan Cantu		8-29-1863			Juan Bautista Cantu	China
								Maria de los angeles Quintanilla
60	Blas Pena		9-8-1863	Santos Elizondo			        China

61	Margarita Silva		9-29-1863	Simon Ybanes				China

62	Ramona Leal		10-2-1863	Refugio Gonzalez			Toro

63	Atanacio Cavasos	10-8-1863	Petra Resendes				China

64	Desiderio Fuentes	10-31-1863			Juan Fuentes		China
								Rita Flores
65	Pedro Cantu		10-31-1863			Ygnacio Cantu		Toro
								Susana Quintanilla
66	Juan Trevino		11-2-1863			Jose Maria Trevino	China
								Nepomucena Rojas
67	Maria del Refugio Gonzalez 11-8-1863	Julian Benavides			China

68	Francisca Quintanilla	12-2-1863			Carlos Quintanilla	Toro
								Patricia Gonzalez
69	Margarita Guerra	12-3-1863			Marcelino Guerra	China
								Brigida Gonzalez