by Moises Garza

November 5, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
The following is the 1830 baptism of my 3rd great grandfather Jose de la Trinidad de la Pena. He was nine days old when baptized. This document lists his parents as Jose Trinidad Pena and Maria de San Juan Garza. His godparents are lsited as Julian Lopez and Gregoria Garcia.

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48 Jose de la Trinidad 

En esta Parroquia de la Villa de Mier en quatro de Marzo de mil Ochocientos treinta yo el Presvitero Felipe de Jesus Cepeda Cura Into. de Esta villa vautice Solemneme. a Jose de la Trinidad de nuebe dias, hijo lego. de Jose Trinidad Pena y Ma. de S. Juan Garza fueron sus Padrinos: Julian Lopez y Gregoria Garzia y pa. qe. Conste lo firme. 

Felipe de Jesus Cepeda


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