by Moises Garza

October 24, 2017

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the November 19, 1684 marriage record of my 8th great grandparents Cristobal Gonzalez and Dorotea Rodriguez whom got married in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

It is great that this record indicates the names of both of their parents. His parents are Captain Andres Gonzalez y Juana de Ochoa. Her parents are listed as Captain. Diego Rodriguez y de Ynes de la Garza.

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Xptobal Gonzalez y Dorotea Rs. españoles.

En Dies y Nueve de Noviembre de mi y seiscientos y ochenta y quatro Años despose por palabra; de presente y vele infacie ecclecie a Xptobal Gonzales y a Dorotea Rodriguez españoles, hijo ljmo del Cpan. Andres Gonzalez y Juana de Ochoa: y la eha Dorotea hija del Capan. Diego Rodriguez y de Ynes de la Garza = a viendo presedido Las vanas en primero, sinco, y doze de Dho mes y Año; fueron testigos el Sargto. Mor. Lucas Cavallero el Capan. Nicolas de Ochoa y Bisente de Treviño, y para que Conste Lo Firme ut supra. =

Joseph Guaxardo

If this couple is also one of your ancestors please let me know how you are related to them in the comments of this blog post.


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  1. Maybe you can shed some light on the following information that Crispin Rendon sent to me. There seems to be some connection, but it is not clear to me. However, maybe there is no connection at all.
    87. Capitan Diego14 RODRIGUEZ, died Jan 1627 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of 106. Capitan
    Baltasar SOSA and 107. Maria Ines RODRIGUEZ. He married (1) abt 1584 88. Sebastiana TREVINO
    QUINTANILLA, born in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico, daughter of 108. Capitan Juan FARIAS and 109. Maria
    TREVINO; (2) in 1587 Isabel ARREDONDO; (3) unknown.

    Ines13 GARZA, buried 12 Mar 1690 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married
    Capitan Diego RODRIGUEZ MONTEMAYOR, christened 11 Oct 1643 in Monterrey,
    Nuevo Leon, Mexico, buried 3 May 1676 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, son of Capitan
    Miguel MONTEMAYOR and Monica RODRIGUEZ.

  2. Wow! This is an awesome document. Would it be possible for you to translate it to English?
    Congratulations on your great work!

  3. Hi Moises, Xstobal and Dorotea, are also my ancestors. They have Ma Catarina Rodriguez and she marries Agustin Trevino Escamilla. They have Marcelino de Trevino who marries Izabel Maria Trevino on 4-26-1745, Libro de Matrimonios 1667-1800 , Monterrey Catedral. She is the daugther of Joseph Antonio Trevino Martinez and Juana Botello Ochoa.Don Marcelino used to have a ranch between Laredo and Roma TX, called El Suce Their daughter Ma. Josefa de Trevino marries Don Juan Antonio Vicente Garcia en Revilla Tamaulipas on 6-16-1772. I have their marriage certificate, got in the catholic church Nuevo Guerrero Tamps. Dona Ma Josefa and Don J, Antonio Vicente have a son Don Francisco Garcia Trevino, who marries Dona Gertrudis de la Garza Villarreal in Agualeguas Nuevo Leon, familysearch 1er libro de matrimonios de Agualeguas Feb 26 1824, she is the daughter of Don Rafael de la Garza Trevino y Dona Cipriana de Villarreal. They are my tatarabuelos (2nd grandparents?)

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