by Moises Garza

March 20, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

The following is the 1904 Civil Registry Death record of Tomasa Garza, my 3rd great grandmother, also known as Maria Tomasa de la Garza as per baptism record. She was born in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico back in Feb 07, 1818 and baptized in the same city Feb 25, 1818. She was the daughter of Juan Jose de la Garza and Gertrudis Cuellar. She was married to Manuel Lopez 

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Tomasa Garza. Recivo No. 81.
Derechos 50 centavos. 

Acta Numero 96. noventa y seis. En la Ciudad de Mier, Tamaulipas, a las nueve de la manana del dia diez de Noviembre de mil novecientos. cuatro, a mi Enrique Garcia, Juez del Registro Civil, me fue entregada una acta en la que el Encargado, del “Arcabuz” hace constar que el dia dos de Septiembre ultimo se le presento el Senor Jose Maria Lopez, mayor de edad, casado, de campo, y de aquella comprencion manifestando que a las dos de la tarde de Ayer en su propia casa fallecio de fiebre su madre la senora Tomasa Garza. a la edad de setenta y seis anos hija de los finados, Juan Garza y Gertrudis Cuellar; viuda del Senor Manuel Lopez, y que deja decendientes. El cadaver fue sepultado en el cemeterio de aquella comprension. Fueron testigos los Senores, Hijinio y Ramon Gonzalez, solteros, de campo y de aquella vecindad. Leida Dicha acta al interesado y testigos, estubieron conformes, no firmando aquel por expresar no saber. = Matias Reyna = Higinio Gonzalez. = Ramon Gonzalez. = Rubricas. = Se archivo, el acta original. Doy fe = Enrique Garcia = Rubricaa. = Al margen. = Tomasa Garza. = Recibo No. 87 Derechos 50 centavos. = T = Gertrudis. = no vale. E. L. = Tomasa = Vale. 

Enrique Garcia

Sources: FamilySearch

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