1694 Church Death Record of Bernabe Villarreal in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1694 death record of my wife’s 8th great grandfather of in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document indicates that he was a captain and that he was married to Ysabel Garza. She is descendant of his through their son Joseph Villarreal.

From other records and sources we know that the parents of Bernabe Villarreal are Diego Villarreal and Beatriz Casas. The parents of his wife Ysabel Garza are Francisco de la Garza and Juana Garcia.

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Berve. de VillaRl Español

En nueve de Agosto de seiscientos y nobenta y quatro Años
murio El Cappn Berve de VillaRl sin confesson. marido que fue de
Ysabel de la Garza vza. del valle de las Salinas se enterro enla
Parrochial desta Ciud. Con missa y viga. cantada de cuerpo presente
y su mugr. le mando sele dexese un nobenario de missas can
tadas y para que conste lo firme utsupra –

Br. Lorenso Peres de Leon


  1. Crispin Rendon, Crispin D. Rendon – Ancestor Book for Clarissa Iris Perez (3430 Bahia Place, Riverside, CA 92507, Self Published, April 10, 2015), Personal Archives of Moises Garza, Pg. 77.
  2. FamilySearch: Mexico, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981, “México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159380-55254-62?cc=1473204 : 21 May 2014), Monterrey > Catedral > Defunciones 1668-1752 > image 56 of 368; Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).

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