by Moises Garza

December 24, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

The following is the 1790 death record of my 8th great grandmother Anna Maria Anzaldua Saucedo. This document indicates her last name as being Saldua but from the marriage record of her daughter Juana Gertrudis Ramos we know it to be Anzaldua. This document also indicates that she died from “tisico” meaning that she died of tuberculosis. Her parents are listed as Sebastian Anzaldua and Mariana Saucedo, also that she was married to Juan Antonio Ramos. She was originally from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died at age 78. She did not make a will since she was “pobre” poor.

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Anna Maria Ansaldua, Familysearch, Mier, Deaths, 1790, Pg. 2401

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De la Villa Da. anna Maria Saldua Espa. Adulta casada que fue con Don Juan Antonio Ramos

Febrero de 1790,, a.

En esta Villa de la Purisima Concepcion de Mier en siete dias del mes de Febrero de este presente ano de Mil, Setecientos Noventa. Yo Fr. Pedro Maldo. y Zapata como Ministro de esta Villa en esta Santa Yglesia Parroquial de mi Cargo. Di Ecleciastica Sepultura Entierro Menor en quarto tramo rotura de tierra de Veinte reales al Cuerpo de Da. Anna Maria Ansaldua Espanola Adulta Originaria de la Villa de San Gregorio de Zerralvo, y vecina de esta Villa Hija lexitima de Dn. Sebastian Ansaldua, y Da. Mariana Sausedo, ya Difuntos. Cassada que fue con Dn. Juan Antonio Ramos. Recivio los Santos Sacramentos. No testo posr estar Pobre Murio de Tisico a los sesenta, y ocho anos de su edad, y para que conste lo firme en esta Dicha Villa, Dicho Dia, Mes, y a lo ut Supra.

Fr. Pedro Maldo. y Zapata


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