by Moises Garza

February 27, 2018

1687 Baptism of Cristoval Gutierrez de Lara in Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the December 10, 1687 baptism of Cristoval Gutierrez de Lara in Monterrey, Nuevo leon, Mexico. He was my my 7th great grandfather.

The record indicates that the parents of Critobal are Captain Nicolas Gutierrez and Clara de Renteria. His godparents are listed as Joseph Martinez and Ynes de la Garza. 

Cristoval grows up to marry Isabel de Benavides the daughter of Bernardo Benavides and Francisca Reyes.

Transcription of Baptism of Cristoval Gutierrez de Lara

Xptoval español

En dies de Diciembre de mil y seiscientos y ochenta y siete Anos
la Yglesia del Pueblo de ntra señora de San Juan de tlaxcala B
tise y puse los s.tos olios a Xptobal español que nacio a quince d
Noviembre de este dcho Año. hijo del Capptan. Nicolas Gutierrez
y de Da. clara de Renteria. fueron sus padrinos Joseph M
tinez y Ynes de la Garza su mujer =

Note: this record continues since in one record several other children were baptized on the same day. I just cut out the one for my ancestor.

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  1. Moises, thank you for all you do for us. I dont thank you enough for your emails. But, please know that I do appreciate you and all your research.

  2. Cristobal Gutierrez De Lara is my 6th great grandfather on Maternal side, I just figured out two of their daughters are also my grandmothers, this family line is a bit confusing , it looks like the sisters are both on my maternal and paternal lines

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