by Moises Garza

July 2, 2019

1720 Marriage of Joseph de Alanis and Maria Theresa Rodriguez de Montemayor
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the record of the marriage of Joseph de Alanis and Maria Theresa Rodriguez de Montemayor who got married el Valle del Guajuco wich is nowadays Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are my 8th great grandparents.

The marriage record does not mention who the parents are but form other sources we know that the parents of Joseph are  Miguel de Alanis and Maria Rosa Rodriguez. The parents of Maria Theresa are Juan Rodriguez de Montemayor and Maria Rosa Ruiz.

Below is the transcription of the above marriage record.

Transcription of The Marriage of Joseph de Alanis and Maria Theresa Rodriguez de Montemayor

Joseph de Ala
niz. y a Da. Ma
ria Teresa

En quatro de Febrero demill Settos. y beinte as. en el Valle del Guaxuco
Case y Vele Segun Orden de Ntra. Sta. Madre Yglecia a Josephe de
Alaniz Originario de esta Ciud. de Monterrey, Con Maria Theresa Rodri
gues de Monte Mayor, a Viendo precedido las Vanas a 25. 26. 27 de Hen.
Siendo tt, Jun. Rodriguez. Rodrigo Flores Franc. Xavr. Galban
y pr. qe. Conste lo firme.

Jospeh Galban

View Original at FamilySearch

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.


  • Jose Francisco Garza Carrillo, Matrimonios de la Catedral de Monterrey 1667 -1781 (Monterrey, N.L. Mexico, Self-Published, 2004), Pg. 93.
  • "México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Monterrey > Catedral > Matrimonios 1667-1800 > image 118 of 732; 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. 84.

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  1. Moises, this couple is also my ancestor. I am a descendant of their son, Francisco Alanis, born in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexivo.

    1. Moises, we are also related through my mother’s side. These are my 7th great-grandparents from my grandmother Maria Antonia Garza Tamez.

  2. Hi Moises, also my sixth great-grandparents in direct line, I'm a descendant of his son Alexandro de Alanis, until my father, all generations were born and lived in Santiago, I was born in Monterrey.

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