by Moises Garza

June 11, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
The following document and transcription are of the 1818 baptism of my 3rd great grandmother Maria Tomasa de la Garza Cuellar. She was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas Mexico. The document indicates that Juan Jose de la Garza is her father and that Gertrudis Cuellar is her mother. Her God parents were Jose Carlos de la Garza and Gertrudis Garcia.

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N. 21 Ma. Tomasa Espla. el Arcabuz hl 
En esta parroquial de la Villa de Mier en veinte y cinco dias del mes de febrero de mil ochocientos diez y ocho anos Yo Je. Antonio del Alamo Cura interino Vicco. y ? ecco. de esta Villa. Bautize solemnemente puse los Santos oleos y sagrado Chrism a una Ynfanta Espanila que nacio en el rancho de el Arcabuz el dia siete del presente, al qual puse por nombre Ma. Tomasa, Hija de Juan Jose de la Garza y de Ma. Gertrudis Cuellar, fueron padrinos a quienes adberti el parentesco y obligacion  Jose Carlos de la Garza y Ma. Gertrudis Garcia y pa. qe. Conste lo firmo. 
Je. anto. del Alamo

Source: FamilySearch

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