Month: June 2014

1689 Marriage of Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 21 1689 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Nicolas Lopez Prieto and Maria de Ayala. Maria’s parents were Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor and Ines de la Garza. Their witnesses are listed as Sargento Mayor Lucas Caballero Alonso Ruiz…

Surnames of Nuevo León (Apellidos de Nuevo Leon) : Botello y Buentello, Cavazos, Guerra, Hinojosa, Larralde, Mier, Sepúlveda, and Zambrano

Have you traced your family back to Nuevo Leon. If so this book may be of interest to you. This book “Apellidos de Nuevo Leon” was originally written by Tomas Mendirichaga Cueva and transcribed into “Last Names of Nuevo Leon” by Edna Garza Brown back in 1989. The last names that the author goes into detail are: Botello and Buentello…

Do You Have A Cavazo’s Connection?

If you do have a Cavazo’s connection you might be interested in attending this Sunday to the presentation hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. The presentation will be titled “Do You Have a Cavazos Connection?”. I bet you do since this last name is very popular in Northeastern Mexico and South Texas. The presentation will be conducted…

Cerralvo Church Baptism Records 1761 – 1859

Where your ancestors from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico? If they were the “Cerralvo Church Baptism Records 1761 – 1859 Book I” is an excellent genealogical resource. This book is a 200 page book that was compiled and crated by the Spanish American Genealogical Association out of Corpus Christi back in 1989. The information within the pages of this book can…

We Are Cousins Gets YouTube Channel!

Several years ago I had gotten a You Tube channel for We Are Cousins but never utilized it. It was just there in the lost land of the internet. A few days ago I uploaded my first video, you Can check it towards the bottom of the page and it is a simple video letting everyone know that We Are…