Captain Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon Colonizer of South Texas

The following is an excellent book about Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon whom was the son of General Blas de la Garza Falcon (1673-1736), governor of the province of Coahuila from 1723 to 1729 and 1733 to 1735, and Dona Beatriz de Villarreal. He was born in or near Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in 1712. He married Dona Catarina Gomez de Castro whom was the daughter of Don Antonio Gomez de Castro and Dona Nicolasa Baez de Trevino, on January 1, 1731 at the mining town of Boca de Leones, present day Villaldamas, Nuevo Leon , Mexico.

Book Cover of “Captain Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon Colonizer of South Texas”:

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This book is an excellent book and is packed with great details and not to mention genealogical information. The book was written by Cleotilde P. Garcia back in  1984.

Where to obtain a copy:

  • The University of Texas Pan American has also a copy in their catalog.
  • You may also want to check a library near you for a copy using

About Moises Garza

This blog is an attempt to document my family and make you aware of resources that I find. I also hope that with this blog I can network with other researchers interested in this region and connect with long lost relatives. To keep up to date with this blog follow us with RSS feed, Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. Contact me at

14 thoughts on “Captain Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon Colonizer of South Texas

  1. Stella

    Thank you for your website. I look forward to reading the research information you have provided. We may be cousins once I verify a few branches on the family tree.

  2. Lisa Watts

    My husband and I have researched my family lineage on and have found that Captain Blas de la Garza Falcon (Trevino) is my 10th great- grandfather. Very exciting & interesting….hope to learn more.

    1. joe

      I am just curious. My dad has been doing family research for years on Blas Maria delgarza falcon. My name is jose guadlupe delagarza III. I was just wondering if you could share some of your research or knowledge please would really appreciate it. My email is

  3. Lisa Watts

    Sorry, my mistake, my 7th great-grandfather. He was named after his great-grandfather, which is my 10th great.

    1. Moises Garza

      My Garza are from Arcabuz, if you have not heard that small town then we are more distantly related and probably through other lines.

  4. Valerie

    My grandma Maria Tencha Falcon has always told us, the grandkids about Blas Maria delgarza falcon. I live here in Corpus Christi TX.

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