by Moises Garza

March 14, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the Civil Registry death record for my 2nd great grandmother. Her parents are listed as being Trinidad Pena and Antonia Rodriguez. Her husband was Anastacio Lopez.

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Acta N. 13. Candelaria Pena
Fallecio 11 de Septiembre de 1930.
Arcabuz. Tam. 

En Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, a las 18 dieciocho horas del dia 12 de Septiembre de 1930, mil novecientos treinta, ante mi, Higinio Gonzalez, Juez del Registro Civil de esta Congregacion, Comparecio el Ciudadano Luciano Garza, casado de 28 sincuenta y ocho anos de edad agricultor y vecino de este lugar, quien manifesto que ayer en su propia casa fallecio de fiebre la Senora Candelaria Pena, viuda de Lopez, a la edad de 68 sesenta y ocho anos, habiendose sepultado su cadaver en el semeterio de este lugar, que la finada fue hija legitima del Senor Trinidad Pena y la Senora Antonia Rodriguez, finados ya, y vecinos que fueron de este lugar. Leida la presente acta al interesado manifesto su conformidad. La ratifico y firmo, siendo testigos los Senores Hermenegildo Garcia y Severiano M. Garza, ambos casados mayores de edad y de esta vecindad, quienes tambien firman de conformidad. Doy fe. 

El Juez del R. Civil
Higinio Gonzalez
Luciano Garza, Hermenegildo Garcia, Severiano M. Garza. Rubricas -“

Source: FamilySearch

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  1. My grandfather’s grandparents are also listed as Trinidad Pena and Antonia Rodriguez. My grandfather was Rodolfo Pena and his father was Anastacio Pena.

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