Martin Garza Garcia – 1929 Civil Registration Death Record, Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico

I had no idea that I would ever come across this document since Martin Garza my great-great-grandfather was born in Jan 30 1837. Good thing he lived to the great old age of 92. With this document I also found another one of his sons that I didn’t even know he had. Nicolas Garza. My uncle had told me that Martin does have a head stone at the cemetery but he forgot to tell me which one. This document also indicates that he was buried in the Cemetery of Congregacion Arcabuz.

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Acta No 6.

Martin Garza

fallecio el 22

de Febrero de 1929

Arcabuz, Tam.

En Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, a horas que son las < 10 > diez del dia < 23 > veintitres de Febreroo de  1929 mil novecientos veintinueve, ante mi, Severiano M. Garza, Juez del Registro Civil, de esta Congregacion, Comparecio el Senor Nicolas Garza, Quien Espreso ser vecino de este lugar, casado, agricultor, de 58, cincuenta y ocho anos de edad, y manifesto que ayer, en su propia casa, y a las < 20 > veinte horas, fallecio de fiebre y a la edad de 92 noventa y dos anos, su papa el Senor Martin Garza. Expreso el exponente, que el finado fue hijo legitimo del Senor Rafael Garza y la Senora Ramona Garcia, finados ya y vecinos originarios que fueron de este lugar. Que el finado deja descendientes y que fue viudo, habiendo sido su esposa la Senora Ruperta Lopez. Su cadaver fue sepultado en el semeterio de esta congregacion.

Fueron testigos de esta, los Senores Guadalupe Garcia y Ambrosio Ramirez, ambos casados, agricultores mayores de edad y de esta vecindad. Leida la presente acta al exponente y testigos manifestaron su conformidad, la ratificaron y firmaron. Doy fe. El Juez del Registro Civil Severiano M. Garza. Nicolas Garza. – Guadalupe Garcia. = Ambrosio Ramirez. Rubricas.

Es copia fiel y lagal del libro original. Doy fe.

                                    El juez del Registro Civil

                                    Severiano M. Garza


Sources: FamilySearch

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