by Moises Garza

May 1, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
The following is the 1841 image and transcription of my 2nd great grandfather’s Juan Tanguma, baptism. My grandfather was named after him. He was born on Feb 07, 1841 in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was the son of Jose Hipolito Tanguma Rodriguez and Maria Francisca Pena Barrera. He died in Aug 15, 1909 in Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico at the age of 68 years. He is buried at the local Cemetery of Congregacion Arcabuz, Tamaulipas, Mexico. I hope that his grave has a tombstone, since I had no idea he was buried there I have yet to look for it.

Cut out of Original Image:

Transcription of above image:

N. 32
Juan de la Villa 

En dies y ocho de Febo. de mil ochocientos quarenta y uno En esta Parroquia de la Purisima Concepcion de la Villa de Mier yo El Presvo. D. S. Luis Gonza. Garcia Cura into. de Esta Villa Bautize Solemnemte. puse los Santos Oleos y Sagrado Crisma a Juan de Once dias h.l. de Ypolito Tanguma y de Franca. Pena fueron padrinos Juan Galindo y Ma. Anta. Galindo a quienes adverti su obligacion y parentesco Espiritual y para que conste lo firme. 

D. Luis G. Garcia

Sources: FamilySearch

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