Y-DNA Descendants of Captain Alberto del Canto

This is the Y-DNA descendant report of Captain Alberto del Canto created by Crispin Rendon. Alberto del Canto is my 11th great grandfather and he lived during the late 1500's and early 1600's. 

This report by Crispin Rendon is an attempt to document or discover the Y-DNA of Alberto del Canto. Presently as Crispin mentions there are two lineages and both have different Y-DNA. The reasons can vary but more male descendants need to come forward.

So if you are a Rodriguez and can trace your line back to Alberto del Canto with documentation please contact Crispin Rendon. 

Introduction of Report by Crispin Rendon

This is what Crispin has to say about his report.

Crispin Rendon

Author/Researcher

Alberto del Canto was a Portuguese conquistador that founded some communities in New Spain (present-day Mexico) during the late 1500's. He was born in the Azores Islands in about 1547 as Alberto do Canto. The places he founded included Saltillo as well as Santa Lucia, the first attempt at establishing a city located at present-day Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. He married Estefania de Montemayor, daughter of his rival Diego de Montemayor who successfully founded Monterrey. When Estefania left Alberto, she went back to her father and her children were given his surname.


Many of Alberto del Canto's descendants that would carry his YDNA have the Rodriguez surname now. Rolando and Eddie Rodriguez have trees linking back to Alberto. Y-DNA 37 marker testing results for Rolando are R-M269 and for Eddie are I-P37. It is not possible for del Canto's male line descendants to have two different haplogroup designations that are not recently connected to each other. Either one or both of these branches does not connect to del Canto through the paternal line. Errors in the genealogical record research or non-paternal events (due to adoptions, affairs, etc.) could explain the different results. It is interesting to note that Rolando's results closely match that of the Garza lineage. Look for highlights in this report to follow their documented lines. Rolando's (RM269) branch is highlighted blue and Eddie's (I-P37) branch is highlighted yellow.


We need more men who may be descendants of Alberto del Canto through their paternal line, to take a Y-DNA test to research this lineage. We thank Rolando, Eddie, and to those who have provided funding to our group genetic genealogy research. 


This chart shows how the paper trail records of Rolando and Eddie are suppose to connect to Alberto. Generations after their split are not shown. https://dna.updog.co/canto/

Get A Copy of the Report, Y-DNA Descendants of Captain Alberto del Canto

Make sure to get your own copy of this report today, since you never know. One day he may end up being your ancestor or of someone you may be doing research on for someone else.

Here is the link to Download it: https://dna.updog.co/CrispinRendon/YDNAAlbertoCanto.pdf

The We Are Cousins DNA Project

To read, learn, or get more reports similar to this one by Cripin Rendon please visit the We Are Cousins DNA project page. Here is the link: https://www.wearecousins.info/dna/

Are You a Descendant of Alberto del Canto?

If you are, let me know in the comments section of this post. Make sure to leave your email, and I will email you my line connecting me to Alberto del Canto so that you may add me to your family tree.

Don’t forget to download your very own copy of this report. Have fun!

4 thoughts on “Y-DNA Descendants of Captain Alberto del Canto

  1. Betty E Fuentes

    I have traced my father’s genealogy back to Alberto del Canto. Alberto’s and Estefania’s son Miguel del Canto used the surname Montemayor. He married Monica Rodriguez Trevino in 1674 Many of their descendants , estending down to great-grandchildren, used the surname “Rodriguez Montemayor” regardless of parentage.

    The sources I have used were: “With All Arms” by Carl Duaine; googling various names on the internet; “The Conquistadores and Crypto-Jews of Monterrey” by David T. Raphael; and the familysearch.org site.

    Miguel’s daughter, Petronila married Captain Lazaro de la Garza Falcon Gonzalez. Their daughter Angela married Captain Jose Gonzalez de Paredes Olea Camacho. Their daughter Josefa Gonzalez de la Paredes Garze married my father’s 5th great-grandfather, Captain Luis de la Fuente Cavello on 07 Jan 7110 in Saltillo.
    [familysearch.org. batch#M60533-4)

    My father is deceased (I am 84 yrs. old) but, because of the various sources I have used (including a genealogical report of my ancestors by Crispin Rendon), I believe my information is correct.

    Again, thank you for the work you are doing.

  2. J. Aguilar

    Alberto del Canto + Estefania Montemayor Porcayo
    Miguel de Montemayor + Monica Rodriguez Trevino
    Diego Rodriguez de Montemayor + Inez de la Garza Gonzalez
    Miguel Rodriguez de Montemayor + Lucia Garcia de Saldivar
    Miguel Rodriguez Montemayor + Rosa Teresa Moya Trevino
    Antonio Leonardo Rodriguez Moya + Antonia Pena Estrada
    Miguel Rodriguez Pena + Maria Olaya Moreno Aguirre
    Isidro Rodriguez Moreno + Maria Guadalupe Vallejo Moya
    Prudencio Rodriguez Vallejo + Maria Guadalupe Vallejo Villalon
    Tomas Maria Rodriguez Vallejo + Manuela Corona Garcia
    1866-1947

    Tomas Maria is my maternal great grandfather
    From Alberto del Canto to Miguel Rodriguez Pena I relied on the work of Santiago Vallejo from his family
    tree on the site “Familias del Valle del Huajuco” .
    I am attempting to get a paternal great grandson of Tomas Maria to test and I will share the results when I get them.

  3. B

    Good morning,

    Thank you so very much for all the work that you and others share with us.

    This morning as I made an attempt to download the book on Sabinas Hidalgo by Crispin Rendon, I got an ALERT from my Norton Antivirus that the page was a fraudulent site. I have never downloaded anything before from We Are Cousins, but I decided to give it a try. Please check it out as I would like very much to have copies of the books that you make available on your site.

    Respectfully and very grateful for your work,
    BCG

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