1676 Death of Jose Martinez Guajardo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is the 1676 Church Death record of my 9th great grandfather Jose Martinez Guajardo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was married to Nicolasa de la Garza. Through other sources we have learned that the parents of Jose are Lorenzo Martinez Gujardo and Aldonsa Flores de Valdez. Diego Mata Cos has found their marriage…

Diccionario Biografico de Tamaulipas – Biographical Dictionary of Tamaulipas

Just wanted to make sure that you are aware of a great resource for the State of Tamaulipas. It is dictionary of biographies about notable people of Tamaulipas. The authors of this book “Diccionario Biografico de Tamaulipas” are Juan Fidel Zorrilla and Carlos Gonzalez Salas. It was printed back in 1984 in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Unfortunately it does not…

1780 Church Death Record of Blas Canales Benavides in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1780 death record of my eighth great grandfather Blas Canales Benavides. He died in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in December 7th 1780. This record indicates that he was married to Rosa Anzaldua. Unfortuatly it does not mention the names of his parents. He was the son of Blas Canales and Maria Benavides for whom I have…

The Real Stories of Starr County, Rio Grande, Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, and Vicinity 1582 – 1900

Are your ancestors form Starr County? Jesus “Chuy” Correa provides a short history of Starr County since colonial times to present times.  His book titled “The Real Stories of Starr County, Rio Grande, Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, and Vicinity 1582 – 1900” is a great read that provides the reader with the history of Starr county that is not thought…

1679 Marriage of Joseph Cavazos de la Garza and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro Cerda, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1679 marriage of my eighth great grandparents Joseph Cavazos de la Garza and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro de la Cerda. They got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in January 8th 1679. They were the first marriage of that year. Unfortunately this document does not indicate whom their parents are but through other sources I have…

1675 Baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 23, 1675 baptism of my 8th great grandmother Margarita Gutierrez. As this document indicates she was the daughter of Diego Gutierrez and Gertrudis Flores. She was baptized in the Parochial Church of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She ends up marrying Joseph Martinez Guajardo and you can see their marriage record here:  1693 Marriage of Joseph Martinez…

WAC-17: A Short History of Texas Land Titles

    Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Dr. Chance gives a short overview of the History of Texas land titles. Moises talks about the volume 10 of The Families of Saltillo, Cohuila, The Vital Contribution of Texas in the Winning of the American Revolution, and the 1689 Church…

The Vital Contribution of Texas in the Winning of the American Revolution

Recently while researching the role of our Spanish Ancestors and their possible contribution to the American Revolution I came across this short essay titled “The Vital Contribution of Texas  in the Winning of  the American Revolution”. I had not thought about sharing it until I received an email from Christine Martinez with this PDF document attached. I though that it…

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

The following is the June 21 1689 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor. They were married in what is now Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The parents of Antonio are listed as being Capitan Nicolas Lopez PRieto and Maria de Ayala. The parents of Maria are listed as Capitan Diego Rodriguez and Ynes…