The following is an excellent book about Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon whom was the son of General Blas de la Garza Falcon (1673-1736), governor of the province of Coahuila from 1723 to 1729 and 1733 to 1735, and Dona Beatriz de Villarreal. He was born in or near Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in 1712. He married Dona Catarina Gomez de Castro whom was the daughter of Don Antonio Gomez de Castro and Dona Nicolasa Baez de Trevino, on January 1, 1731 at the mining town of Boca de Leones, present day Villaldamas, Nuevo Leon , Mexico. Continue reading
This is the 1690 Marriage record for my 9th great grandparents Diego Gonzalez Ochoa and Maria Anastacia de Trevino Ayala. They got married in what is present day Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Through other sources we have come to know that the parents of Diego where Diego Gonzalez de Esquivel and Maria Petra Ochoa de Ruelas and Anastacias parents to be Alonso de Trevino and Catalina de Ayala. Continue reading
The following is the 1694 death record of my 11th great grandfather Joseph de Ayala. He was buried in El Convento de San Francisco. This document indicates that his son Nicolas de Ayala was his executor. Through other sources we have found out that his wife was Ana de Benavides and that he was the son of Joseph de Tremino and Leonor de Ayala. He obviously got his last name from his mother. If you are a descendant of them let me know in the comments.
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Joseph de Ayala Espanol
En diez de Abril de mil seiscientos y nobenta y quatro Anos murio Joseph de Ayala se mando enterrar en El convento de San Franco. hizo testamto. anto D. Diego de Miranda Llanos ecrivano Rl fue su albacea Nicolas de Ayala su hijo mando dean dos nobenarios de missas cantadas el uno en la Parrochia y el otro en en campto. de San Franco. con missa y Vigilia cantada de cuerpo presente = Dexo a la casa Santa de Jerusalem quatro pesos y alas de mas mandas, por, cosas a quatro Rs. para que conste lo firme et supra -
Br Lorenzo Perez de Leon
The following is the image and transcription of the 1719 death of my 8th great grandmother Anna Maria de Trevino. She was the wife of Diego Gonzalez and her parents were Melchor de Trevino Diaz and Antonia de la Garza de Renteria. She died just three years after she had married Diego Gonzalez. Unfortunately this document does not indicate what she died from.
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Maria de Trevino
En treinta de Julio demil Setecinetos, y dies, y nueve anos enla Parroquial de esta Ciudad enterre a Maria de Trevino, qe. recivio todos los Sacramentos muger qe fue de Diego Gonzalez, sele canto misa de Cuerpo presente no hizo testamto. porno tener de que, y para que Conste Lo firme. =
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The following is the death record of my 7th great grandmother Maria Nicolasa Baes de Trevino. She was the wife of Cristobal Guerra Canamar. Unfortunately this document does not indicate whom her parents were but luckily to other documents we know that her parents were Francisco Baes de Trevino and Catalina de Amaya. I have yet to find whom her grandparents were. This document does indicate that she gave power to her son Ygnacio Guerra to make a will on her behalf, I have yet to find that will. If any one has copies of documents about them please let me know. Here you can see the Original image.
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Da Maria Nicolasa Baes Trevino espanola Cruz Alta
En Nueve digo en dies de Abril demil Settecientos y Secenta anos Se ledio Sepultura ecleciastica en tercero Cuerpo – con cruz alta Misa y Vigilia y tresposar a Dona Maria Nicolasa Beas Trevino espanola Vesina desta Ciudad y mujer que fue de dn. Xptoval Guerra, Se confeso y Recivio los Santos Sacramentos y othorgo Poder para testar a su hijo dn. Ygnacio Guerra Su principal Albacea, qn. aplico alvs amndar forsosa i xx. acada una: Y el Poder Passo por Ante el Escribano ppco. que. fue desta Ciudad Dn. Juan Roel y para que conste lo firme =
The following is the transcript for the 1695 Death Record for my 9th great grandfather Juan Bautista Chapa. He was buried in the Cathedral of Monterrey. He was also the husband of Beatrice Trevino de Olivares. If you would like to read a short Biography about him please check the following article by Dr. Lino Garcia, Jr. Juan Bautista Chapa, A Notable Explorer published in the Rio Grande Guardian on January 27, 2013. It was through this great article that I was able to find this document.
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Ju. Bapta. Chapa Espanol. -
En Veinte de Abril de mil seicientos y nobenta y cinco as. murio Juan Baptista Chapa aviendo Recivido Los Santos Sacramtos. Y se enterro enta Parrochial deta Ciud. con Vigilia y misa de Cuerpo Preste. y para que constelo firme – ut Supra
Br Lorenso Perez de Leon
The following is transcript to the 1707 Marriage record for my 7th great grandparents Miguel Martinez and Clara Trevino, they married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document does not indicate whom their parents are but from other sources I have come to know that the parents of Miguel were Joseph Ygnasio Martinez and Ynes de La Garza. Clara’s parents were Nicolas de Trevino and Maria Garcia de Sepulveda. The document bellow does indicate that they had a marriage dispensation since they were related by third and fourth degrees of consanguinity.
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Miguel Martinez Con dona Clara Trevino Espanoles
En 23 de Noviembre de mil Setecientos y Siete anos Case y vele a Miguel Martinez Con Dna. Clara de Trevino Espanoles, aviendo procedido Las Banas a 30 de Octubre a 1 de Ne. y a 6 envirtud de dispensa que dispenso el Y TTmo Senor Obispo deeste Obpado de tercero Con quarto grado de Consanguinidad: fueron testigos Migl. Cantu Antto, Baldes y Joseph Galvan y para que Conste Lo firme
The following image is that of the 1732 marriage of my 6th great grandparents Bartholome de Cuellar and Maria Gregoria Martinez. Please note the underlined text, I used the two marriages above theirs to reconstruct the possible text and the name Bartholome we know to be correct due to their dispensation dated January 30, 1732. I’ll be posting it once I get to it. Back to the document. The document bellow indicates that the parents of Bartholome are Asencio de Cuellar and Anna Garcia. It indicates that Asencio was death by the time the marriage took place and that Bartholome was originally from Saltillo, Coahuila. So many new clues! The parents of Gregoria are listed as Miguel Martinez and Clara Trevino. This documented also indicates that they were related by four degrees. luckily I have the dispensation and it indicates exactly how they are related but that is for another post.
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Bartholome de Cuellar y Gregoria Martines espanoles
En este dia 25 de julio de setecientos treinta y dos as. case y vele, ynfacie eclesie, de de Licensia sui Parroquia, a Bartholome de Cuellar hijo Legitimo de Asencio de Cuellar Difunto, y de Anna Garcia originarios y vecinos de la Villa del Saltillo con Gregoria Martinez Doncella, orijinaria, y vecina deesta feligrecia hija Legitima de Miguel Martinez y de Clara Trevino Vesinos de ella y todos Espanoles, aviendoseles dispensado el parentesco de 4o. grado Enigualdad de sangre y publicado los En virtud de boleta En los dias, 11, 15. y 18.de Maio fueron testigos Onofre Gonzalez, Pedro Martinez, y Juan Garcia, y lo frime.
Fr. Mathias De Aguirre
Eight Generations of Vales and Sanchez and Consanguine Zamorano Curbelo and Trevino Families, is a very interesting family Genealogy Book. The author starts by describing how she arrived to Rio Grande City and then to La Grulla, Texas. Her story begins with her decision to get a teaching position in La Grulla, Texas back in the 1920′s.
I have yet to fully go over all the names in this book to see if any of my wife’s or even my ancestors are listed in there. I just thought that I let you know about this book since I am sure it will be of interest to anyone who has their roots in La Grulla, Rio Grande City and also other cities and towns of Starr and Hidalgo Counties.
If interested and want to read it, it is available for free at FamilySearch.org. You can download it or view it on the link listed bellow.
Let me know what you think about it and also if you find your family listed within the pages of this book.