by Moises Garza

March 29, 2016

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the January 29, 1713 baptism of my 7th great grandmother Maria Ana Josefa de la Garza in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The entry does not have a date but it states “En este mes y ano” meaning on this date and year and referencing the previous entry witch is dated January 29, 1713.

Her parents are listed as Clemente de la Garza and Josepha Catharina de la Garza. She is also the wife of Diego de Hinojosa.

Cut out of Original Image:

Maria Ana Josefa de la Garza FamilySearch, Nueveo Leon, Monterrey, Baptism 1713 Pg. 316

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Transcription of baptism Image:

Josepha Espla

En este dia mes y ano Baptice con milisencia Ro. Pe. Fray Luis Camacho Ana Josepha hija lejitima del Alferez Clemente de la Garza y Da. Josepha Catharina de la Garza fueron P.P, Anto, Guerra y Franca. Guerra A quien adverti su Parentesco y Para qe. Conste lo Firme –

Juan de Arellano


  • “México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 March 2016), Monterrey > Catedral > Bautismos 1668-1731 > image 316 of 551; Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).

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