by Moises Garza

December 20, 2011

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

1st Generation
1. Jose Domingo Lopez (my great-great-great-great-grandfather) (turned out that I was wrong) was born on Jan. 10, 1790 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on May 2, 1860 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was the son of Pedro Jose Lopez and Maria Margarita Martinez. He married Maria Bernarda Vela (my great-great-great-great-grandmother) on Aug. 29, 1812 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Maria Bernarda, daughter of Jose Vital Vela and Maria Encarnacion Vela, was born on Sep. 1, 1796 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on an unknown date.

Children of Jose Domingo Lopez and Maria Bernarda Vela

i.2.Jose Juan Nepomuceno Lopez was born on Feb. 4, 1817 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on May 18, 1867 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

ii.3.Margarita Lopez was born on Jul. 15, 1829 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on an unknown date.

iii.4.Tiburcia Lopez was born on Aug. 18, 1835 and died on an unknown date.

iv.5.Maria De Los Santos Lopez was born on Oct. 11, 1835 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico and died in 1912 in Yorktown, DeWitt, Texas, USA.

v.6.Dorotea Lopez was born on Jun. 11, 1837 and died on an unknown date.

vi.7.Maria Antonia Lopez died on an unknown date.

2nd Generation (Children)

2. Jose Juan Nepomuceno Lopez was born on Feb. 4, 1817 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on May 18, 1867 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  He married Maria Facunda Portales (my great-great-great-great-grandmother), daughter of Matias Portales and Maria Gertrudis Caballero, on Jan. 13, 1840 in Inmaculada Concepción, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

3. Margarita Lopez was born on Jul. 15, 1829 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on an unknown date.  She married Jose Rafael Tapia, son of Pedro Tapia and Maria Blasa Lopez, on Mar. 1, 1848 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

4. Tiburcia Lopez was born on Aug. 18, 1835 and died on an unknown date.  She married Victor Saenz, son of Andres Saenz and Lugarda Ramirez, on Aug. 25, 1852 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

5. Maria De Los Santos Lopez was born on Oct. 11, 1835 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico and died in 1912 in Yorktown, DeWitt, Texas, USA.  She married Jose Ramon Vela on Jan. 12, 1860 in Inmaculada Concepción, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Jose Ramon, son of Jose Jesus Vela and Josefa Gongora, was born About 1837 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on Mar. 16, 1915 in Yorktown, DeWitt, Texas, USA.

6. Dorotea Lopez was born on Jun. 11, 1837 and died on an unknown date.  She married Rafael Villanueva on Jan. 31, 1853 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Rafael, son of Juan Villanueva and Juliana Lopez, was born About 1834 and died on an unknown date.

7. Maria Antonia Lopez died on an unknown date.  She married Jose Maria Resendez, son of Jose Rafael Resendez and Gregoria Barrera, on Jun. 9, 1832 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Source: FamilySearch

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