Month: December 2011

Jose Domingo Lopez Martinez, His Wife and Children

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…

Names of People in Second Blog Banner

The following is one of the old blog banners that I used to have. I am seriously thinking of remaking the banners to fit this blog and post them again. If I do you will probably see them up by next week. Photo 1                                                       Photo 2                                                Photo 3 This is the second banner that I used in this blog. Photo…

Heritage Auctions – A great Genealogy Resource

I do not know how many of you have even heard about Heritage Auctions, but just in case that you have not heard about them keep on reading. A few months ago I stumbled into Heritage Auctions while researching one of my 11 times great-grandfather Luis Garcia de Pruneda and I found the following 1699 document. It indicates that he…

Names of People in First Blog Banner

Photo 1                                                                   Photo 2                                                    Photo 3                          The above banner was the first one that I used for this blog. It never occurred to me to post the names of the people on the photographs. Here they are; Photo 1: Pencil drawing made circa late 1950’s Lauro Garza Marroquin (my father) Horacio Garza Marroquin (my uncle) Photo 2: Old photo circa…