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1757 Census of The Villa of Reynosa – El Padron de 1757 de la Villa de Reynosa

The following is the 1757 Census of the Villa of Reynosa that was conducted by Jose Tienda de Cuervo. I do hope that it does help you out in your genealogy research.

It is interesting to note that the document refers to the Villas name as being Villa de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas en Reynosa. Wonder whom ever came up with such a name. Let me know if your ancestors are listed in this census.

Transcript of Document:

Padron general de los Vecinos de la Villa de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas en Reynosa que existen al presente fecho en el ano de mil setecientos cinquenta y siete.

1. Don Carlos Cantu Capitan Reformado casado con Dona Maria Gertrudis Cabazos tiene dos hijos.

2 Don Juna Cabazos casado con Da Emeregilda de Ochoa tiene una hija.

3. Don Honofre Cabazos casado con Da Gertrudis de la Garza tiene Seis hijos. Continue reading

Archivos Parroquiales de Nuetra Senora de Guadalupe Reynosa, Tmaulipas, Mexico Matrimonios Vol. 2 1790 -1811

“Archivos Parroquiales de Nuetra Senora de Guadalupe Reynosa, Tmaulipas, Mexico Matrimonios Vol. 2 1790 -1811 ”

I know that I have already spoken of this book but I thought and I write a post about it, for those that are actively researching Reynosa records for their ancestors. This small about 30 page book has been invaluable in researching my wife’s family. Thanks to it I have found copies of original documents.

This book is available for viewing at the University of Texas Pan American and for those interested in buying it it is also available for purchase from the author through Border Lands Book Store item# 717.

Once you find your ancestors within he pages of this book I recommend you head over to my previous post; Online Digital Images of Reynosa Church Marriages from 1790 to 1810, Hosted by UTPA there you will find the link to the online images used to create the this book.

Finally, if you want more information about Reynosa Records you might want to check out another of my posts; Where to Locate Baptism, Marriage, and Death Church Records for Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

I hope that you find this book as useful as I have in my research.

Where to Locate Baptism, Marriage, and Death Church Records for Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico

UTPAbroncsAs I have hinted to you in the past one of my favorite resources for my Genealogy research has been the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, Texas.

It’s collection of books concerning South Texas and Northeastern Mexico is superb and in my opinion unrivaled. What is not known to many people is that the University houses Baptism, Marriage, and Death Church Records for Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

See my previous post for more information about Reynosa Marriages from 1790 to 1810 which contains a link to where you can browse them online.

The following Reynosa Church Records can be obtained on microfilm;

  • Reynosa Baptismals, 1800-1912
  • Reynosa Marriages, 1811-1823
  • Reynosa Deaths, 1837-1845
  • Reynosa Deaths, 1859-1860

They are part of the Frank Cushman Pierce Collection which is microfilmed in two reels.

There is also another title that may be of interest to the researcher; Copia de Bautismos de la Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de la Villa de Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 1801-1912.

Finally, Lee James Nichols has indexed the Reynosa Marriages for 1790 to 1810 in his book; Archivos parroquiales de Nuestra de Señora de Guadalupe de Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico : matrimonios vol. #2, 7-1-1790 / 1-14-1811 / indexed by Lee James Nichols. I have seen this book and it is a great resource. If interested you can buy this book at Border Lands Bookstore it is item#717 and it costs $55.00

If anyone has additional information on Reynosa, Church Records please send me an email or if you need for me to get you copies of documents from these collections please look at the Services tab for more information.

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