by Moises Garza

September 27, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
The following is the 1687 church death record of my 10th great grandmother Gertrudis de Renteria. Her parents where Jacinto Garcia de Sepulveda and Clara de Renteria. She was the wife of Miguel de la Garza Falcon.

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Note: tried my best and used other death records to make out some of the words.

Da. Gertrudis de Renteria espanola 

En vente y dos de henero de mil y seis cientos ochenta y siete Anos murio Dona Gertrudis de Renteria mujer que fue del Capan. p. Miguel de la Garza, confesso y resivio los santo sacramentos y santa eucharistia y extrema uncion, [?] enterrose en la Parochial de esta ciudad con missa de cuerpo presente y le cantaron novenario de missa Corpus [?] y para que conste lo firme et supra. 

Joseph Guaxardo

Source: FamilySearch

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