by Moises Garza

July 14, 2015

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the April 16, 1712 church death record of my of my 8th great grandfather Joseph Ygnacio Martinez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This record indicates that he was married to Ynes de la Garza. Through other sources we know that the names of his parents are Ignacio Martinez Guajardo and Maria Juana FLores Valdez.

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Joseph Martines

En dies y seis dias del mes de Abril del ano de mil setes y dose. Se enterro En esta Capilla de San Francisco Xavier Joseph Martinez Espanol, Esposo de Da. Ynes de la Garza Confeso, y Recibio los Stos Sacramentos, testo y dejo por Albacea al Rv. Dn. Ygnacio Marts Ante Jues Licco. y porqe Conste lo firme.

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  1. La capilla es la de San Francisco Xavier y el albacea es el Rv. Ygnacio Martínez, quien era el Inquisidor del Nuevo Reyno de León

    1. Just don’t give up and be persistent. Also focus on other areas of your research and then come back to the ones that you are stuck with. Sometimes clearing your head and looking it with a fresh mind helps.

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