by Moises Garza

March 2, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

The following is the image and transcription of the 1904 Civil Death Registration of my 3rd great grandfather Trinidad Pena. His parents are listed as Trinidad Pena and Sanjuana Garza (Maria San Juana Garza). This document also indicates that he was buried in Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was the husband of Antonia Rodriguez.

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Transcript of above image:

Trinidad Pena.
Recibo No. 25
Derechos 50

Acta numero 30 treinta, En la Ciudad de Mier Tamaulipas, a las diez de la manana del dia once de Marzo de mil novecientos cuatro, a mi Enrique Garcia, Juez del Registro Civil me fue entregada una acta en la que el Encargado. Suplente, del Arcabuz hase constar, que el dia veintitres de Enero alli mismo, se le presento el Senor Victor Garzalez, labrador y de aquella vecindad, manifestando que, a las tres de la tarde del veintidos del propio Enero fallecio de Fiebre el Senor Trinidad Pena a la edad de sesenta y cuatro anos, Que fue natural y vecino de aquel rancho. hijo de los finados, Trinidad Pena y Sanjuana Garza, viudo y que dejo. decendientes. El cadaver, fue sepultado, en el cemeterio, de aquel lugar, Fueron testigos los Senores, Guadalupe y Felix Gonzalez; casados, labradores, y de aquella vecindad. Leida dicha acta al exponente y testigos; estubieron conformes y firmaron. = Cosme R. Garcia = Vicot Gonzalez. = Guadalupe Gonzalez. = Felix Gonzalez. = Rubricas = Se archivo el acta respetiva Doy fe = Enrique Garcia = Rubrica = Al margen. = Trinidad Pena Recibo No 25. Derechos 50 centavos. = Enrique Garcia

Source: FamilySearch

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Moises Garza

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