by Moises Garza

July 9, 2019

1773 Death Record of Isabel Maria de Benavides
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the June 26, 1773 death record of Isabel Maria de Benavides, my 7th great grandmother,  who died in Revilla (ciudad Guerrero), Tamaulipas, Mexico. 

Isabel Maria was married to Cristoval Gutierrez de Lara the son of Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara and Clara de Trevino Renteria. Her parents were Bernardo Benavides and Francisca de los Reyes.

This death record indicates that she did not make a will due to being poor.

Below is the transcription of her death record.

Transcription of The Death Record of Isabel Maria de Benavides

Ysabel Maria
de Benavi
des, española

Enesta Missn. de Sn. Ygancio de Loyola de Revilla en veinte y
seis dias deel mes de Junio de mil sets. setenta y tres años. Yo
Fr Juan Manl. de la Garza di sepultura eccleasistica al cuerpo
de Da. Ysabel Maria de Benavides, Viudad de christoval Gutierr
es de Lara hija lefa. de Bernardo Benavides, yde Franca. De
los Reyes Difs. españoles Murio de noventa años poco mas omenos
despues de haver rezebido los Santos Sacram. de penite
ncia, eucharestia, y estremauncion, no testo por ser
pobre, y por qe. conste lo firme dho dia, mes y año ut supra

Fr. Juan Manl. de la Garza

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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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