by Moises Garza

February 9, 2013

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Surnames of Nuevo León : Botello y Buentello, Cavazos, Guerra, Hinojosa, Larralde, Mier, Sepúlveda, and Zambrano, by Tomas Medrichaga Cueva is a great book that was compiled and writen by Tomas Medrichaga Cueva and trancribed by Edan G. Brown in 1989.

Surnames of Nuevo LeonThe Surnames that this book/author focus on are:

  • Botello and Buentello – Descendants of Captain Juan Buentello Guerrero
  • Cavazos – Descendants of Juan Cavazos son of Gabriel Cavazos and Simona del Campo
  • Guerra – Descendants of Ignacio Guerra son of Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Fernandez de Riofrio
  • Hinojosa – Descendants of Diego de Hinojosa
  • Larralde – Descendnats of General Francisco Ignacio de Larralde son of Francisco de Larralde and Antonia de Odriozola
  • Mier – Descendants of Francisco de Mier Noriega
  • Sepulveda – Descendants of Jacinto and Bernardo Garcia de Sepulveda sons of Anton Garcia and Ana de Sepulveda
  • Zambrano – First mentions of that lat name.

Where to get book:

  • Check Libraries in your area with WorldCat.

What do you think about this book? My ancestors are Guerra, Hinojosa, and Cavazos listed here.

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Moises Garza

I have doing my family genealogy since 1998. I am also the creator of this blog We Are Cousins, and the Mexican Genealogy blog. To always be up to date with both of these sites follow me on Facebook. To contact me or book me for a presentation, buy my books, and or learn more about me visit my personal website at

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