by Moises Garza

June 4, 2019

1786 Baptism Record of Maria Andrea Lopez
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the December 5, 1786 baptism record of Maria Andrea Lopez, my 4th great grandmother, who was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 

Her parents are Jose Antonio Lopez and Maria Francisca Javiera de la Garza. She grows up to marry Jose Antonio Garcia the son of Jose Antonio Garcia and Maria Quiteria Alanis.

The record indicates that she was six days old when baptized and according to my calculations she was born 11-29-1786 and probably at Rancho el Cojo of which I have to yet find a location for.

Below is my transcription of the above baptism record.

Transcription of The Baptism Record of Maria Andrea Lopez

Del Cojo
Maria Andrea
Lopes Española

Enesta Villa de la Purisima Concepcion de Mier en sinco del med de Diciembre de este presente
año del Mil, Setecientos Ochenta, y seis Yo Fr. Pedro Maldo. y Zapata como Minsitro de esta Villa
Bauptise Solemnemente puse los Santos Oleos, y Chrisma a yna Ynfanta Española de seis dias
de nacida a quien puse por nombre Maria Andrea. Hija lexitima de Joseph Antonio Lopes y
Franca. Xaviera de la Garza del Puesto del Cojo Jurisdicion de esta Villa. fueron los Padrinos
Joseph Antonio Peña, y su Esposa Petra Garcia Españoles de esta Villa, y a quienes adverti su O
gacion, y parnetesco Espiritual, y para que cosnte lo firme enesta dicha Villa, dicho dia,
mes, y año ut supra.

Fr. Pedro MAldo. y Zapata

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.

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