Month: December 2011

Eusebio Garza Lopez, his Wife and Children

1st Generation Eusebio Garza Lopez (my great-grandfather) was born on Aug. 14, 1883 and died on Jun. 4, 1947.  He was the son of Jose Martin Garza and Maria Ruperta Lopez. He married Paula Lopez de La Garza on Mar. 20, 1907 in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Paula, daughter of Jose Jorge Lopez Gonzalez and Maria De La Luz…

Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas Mexico

Congregacion El Arcabuz is the name of the Mexican town that has played an integral part in the lives of both my Paternal and Maternal ancestor lines and also in my own life. This town is known by several names: El Arcabuz, Arcabuz, and Congregacion El Arcabuz. *Since first writing this post I have come to find out that it…

Cemeteries of Starr County, Texas

Are your ancestors from Starr County? If they are and you are currently doing research then this may be able to help you out. These are some resources when it comes to cemeteries in Starr County Texas. Find A Grave -They Have 55 Recorded Cemeteries but many don’t have any listings yet. US Gen Web Project – Lists Cemeteries compiled…

Felipe Salinas, His Marriages and Children

1st Generation Felipe Salinas (my wife’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather)died on an unknown date.  He married 1st Maria Paula Flores (my wife’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother), daughter of Jose Urbano Flores Salinas and Maria Teresa Garcia, on Jun. 23, 1833 in Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Reynosa, Tam., Mexico.  He married 2nd Brigida Flores, daughter of Jose Maria Flores and Maria De Jesus Villarreal.  I…

Ramon and Ponciano Salinas Flores Land Purchase of Porcion 39

The following is a 1910 translation of a property deed made in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico on October 9, 1888. Where my wife’s great-great-grandfather Ramon Salinas Flores and his brother Ponciano Salinas Flores bought 106 Varas by 25,000 Varas from several of their relatives. The land was originally part of portion 39 Land Grant that was owned by their great-grandfather Jose…