by Moises Garza

February 12, 2019

1687 Death Record of Clara de Trevino Renteria
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the May 7, 1687 death record of Clara de Trevino Renteria, my 8th great grandmother, who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. 

As the record indicates she was the wife of Captain Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara. Her parents were Alonzo de Trevino and Maria Mayor de Renteria. You can view her marriage record on the link on the botton under "Related Posts".

Below is the transcription of the above death record.

Transcription of The Death Record of Clara de Trevino Renteria

Clara de
[ink]teria es

En siete de Mayo de mil y seiscientos y ochenta y
siete Años murio Da. Clara de Renteria muger que
fue del Cappan. Nicolas Gutierres de Lara, Confesso
y resivio los Sts. Sacramts. de la Eucharistia y ex
trema uncion; enterrose enla Parrochial deesta
ciudad Con vigilia y missa de Cuerpo presente
y lemando dezir su marido un novenario de missas
rresadas; y para que conste lo firme ut supra =

Joseph Guaxardo

View Original at FamilySearch

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

Other Related Articles


  • Guillermo Garmendia Leal, Fundadores de Nueva Galicia: Guadalajara Tomo I (Monterrey, Nuevo, Leon, Mexico, Self-Published, 1996), Pg. 153.
  • "México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Monterrey > Catedral > Defunciones 1668-1752 > image 32 of 368; Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).
  • Crispin D Rendon, Crispin D. Rendon - Ancestor Book for Moises Garza (3430 Bahia Place, Riverside, CA 92507, Crispin D Rendon, February 9, 2014), Personal Archives of Moises Garza, Pg. 258.

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  1. Thank you for the wonderful information on my 10th great aunt Clara Trevino de Renteria of Monterrey. I also found the Church records for their marriage on If you come across and life stories or pics please keep us posted.

  2. Moises, FYI:
    My line from subject couple is as follows:
    Clara de Rentería + Nicolás Gutiérrez-de-Lara
    María Ana Clara Gutiérrez-de-Lara + Juan de Benavides Vela (Alf)
    José Nicolás Báez-Benavides + María Leonor Guerra
    José Ygnacio de Benavides + María Matiana de Villarreal
    María Leonor Benavides Villarreal + José Julián de la Garza-y-Guerra
    Alejo de la Garza Benavides + María Macedonia Palacios
    Amado de la Garza Palacios + María Gutiérrez Peña
    Alicia de la Garza + Máximo Pérez García
    Lucinda María Pérez ‘Lucy’ + Serapio Lealdo Sendejo ‘Lapo’

  3. Clara Trevino de Renteria & Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara are my 9th great grandparents. I descend through their son Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara. I will send you a descendents report shortly.

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