by Moises Garza

July 25, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
This is the 1859 baptism record of my paternal second great grandmother Maria Nicolasa Guerra Guerra. She was baptized in Ciudad Mier. She was the daughter of Jose Gorgonio Guerra Gonzalez and Maria Felicita Guerra Gonzalez.

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N. 222 Ma. Nicolasa Guerra 

A los diez y ocho dias del mes de Diciembre de mil ochocientoscincuenta y nueve en la Parroqa. de la Villa de Mier, Yo el Cura propio D. Franco. de P. Benavides, bautize solemnemente puse los Stos. oleos y Crisma a Ma. Nicolasa de Catorce dias de nacida h.l. de Gorgonio Guerra y de Felicitas Guerra, Abs. P. Feliciano Guerra y Tomasa Gonsales, Abs. M. Antonio Guerra y ma. del Refugio Gonsales, fueron padrinosa quienes adverti el parentesco espiritual y obligaciones contraidas, Santos Garcia y Tomasa Gonsales. y pa. qe. conste lo firme. 

Franco. de P. Benavides

Source: FamilySearch

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