by Moises Garza

December 8, 2012

Last Names of Nuevo Leon
The following is the 1709 church death record of my 10th great grandmother Laureana Diaz. She was the wife of Melchor de Trevino. The following document states that she made a will before the mayor Nicolas de Trebino but I have yet to locate the document.

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Transcription of above document:

Laureana Diaz Viuda

En este dia delmes de Abril de mil setecientos y nuebe ans. Se enterro en esta capilla de San Franco. Xavier a Lauriana Dias Viuda de Melchor de Trebino hizo testamentto ante el Alcalde Nicolas de Trebino seenterro con Vigilia y missa de Cuerpo presente sele siguio un Nobenario de Missas resadas mando se dixeran dos misas polos sirbientes que han muerto en su serbicio dexo a las caza Sta. un pezo y alas mandas forrozas a dos reales acada una dexo al ssmo. Sacramento dos pezoz recibio los Sacramtos. y se Confeso y porque Conste lo firme

Geronimo Lopez


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Moises Garza

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