by Moises Garza

May 17, 2014

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the 1699 marriage of my 9th great grandparents Pedro Garcia de Sosa and Nicolasa De La Garza Falcon in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The parents of Antonio are Pedro Garcia de Sosa and Elena de la Garza Guerra. The parents of Nicolasa are Blas de la Garza and Margarita Lopez Prieto. I am a descendant of their through their daughter Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra.

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Antonio Garcia and Nicolasa de La Garza 1699 Church Marriage Nuevo Leon Mexico

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Antto Garcia y Nicolasa de la Garza espanoles

En treinta de Abril de mil Seysientos y nobenta y nuebe anos en la Parochia de esta Ciudad despose y vele por palabras de presente infacie eclesie a Antto Garcia y a Nicolasa de la Garza aviendo presedido Los Banos en veinte veinteuno y beinte y seis deste [?] siendo testigos el Capn Joseph de Ochoa Josepha de Trevino y Blas de Ochoa y para q conste lo firme = et supra

Fr Lorenzo Perez de Leon

Children of Antonio Garcia de Sosa and Nicolasa de la Garza Falcon were as follows:

  1. Maria Gertrudis GARCIA GUERRA. She married on 2 Feb 1721 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico General Juan GARCIA PRUNEDA, born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; christened in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of General Luis GARCIA PRUNEDA and Juana LEON.
  2. Placido GARCIA GUERRA.
  3. Josefa GUERRA GARCIA. She married unknown.
  4. Maria Teresa GARCIA GUERRA, born 1708. She married Joseph SAENZ, born 1706, son of Miguel SAENZ and Antonia SALDIVAR.
  5. Antonia Margarita GARCIA GUERRA. She married (1) Antonio LLANAS; (2) on 1 Oct 1731 in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Joseph Joaquin FERNANDEZ VALLEJO, christened 25 Oct 1709 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of General Antonio FERNANDEZ VALLEJO and Maria GARCIA SOSA GUERRA.
  6. Vicente GARCIA, died 17 Jul 1793 in Revilla, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He married on 12 Jan1734 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Maria Gertrudis ELIZONDO, christened 1 May 1718 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, daughter of General Pedro ELIZONDO and Maria RENTERIA GARZA.
  7. Pedro GARCIA SOSA. He married on 19 May 1737 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Ana Maria AYALA, christened 8 Feb 1716 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, buried 21 May 1781, daughter of Capitan Joseph Cayetano AYALA and Josefa Francisca TREVINO.


  • Crispin D. Rendon – Ancestor Book for Moises Garza (February 9, 2014), Personal Collection of Moises Garza, Pg. 110

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Moises Garza

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