by Moises Garza

November 24, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
The following is the 1677 Church Death Record for my 11th great grandmother Ana de Benavides. Her husband was Joseph de Ayala. I am her descendant through her daughter Catalina (Catarina) de Ayala. Here parents were Francisco Baez de Benavides and Isabel Martinez Guajardo.

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Ana de Venavidez, espanola

En siete de Junio de mil seicientos y setenta y siete anos murio Ana de Benavides espanola mujer que fue del Capan. Joseph de Ayala Confesso y resivio el sacramto. de la extra uncion;enterrose en el convento del Sn. San Franco, de esta ciudad, Con missa de Cuerpo Presente: no testo; i mandole desir A Este Joseph de Ayala dos novenarios de misas Cantadas, uno en la Parrochial de esta ciudad, y el otro en el Convento Esto y para que Conste Lo firme ut Supra. =

A. Joseph de Guajardo


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Moises Garza

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