by Moises Garza

September 3, 2019

1799 Marriage of Jose Antonio Montemayor and Maria Ignacia Silva
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the 1799 marriage of Jose Antonio Montemayor and Maria Ignacia Silva who got married in what is now Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are my 4th great grandparents through my paternal side.

It is unfortunate that their marriage record does not name their parents since I have yet to find out who they are. It's been several years and I have not been able to find them.

The record does indicate that they were related and that a marriage dispensation was done in Monterrey but unfortunately those records have yet to be discovered.

I am a descendant of theirs through their daughter Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez whom married Jose Manuel Marroquin. 

Transcription of The marriage of Jose Antonio Montemayor and Maria Ignacia Silva

N. 10
Dn. Jose
yor, casado
con Da.

En treinta de enero demil setesientos noventa y nueve años enesta
Parroquial del Valle del Guaxuco, habiendo precedido todas las dili-
gencias dispuestas por el Santo Concilio de trento, y amonestados
en tres dias festivos inter missaruim solmnia que lo fueron
el trese, veinte, y veinte y siete del citado mes, ao habiendoles re-
sulatado otro impedimiento a mas del de consanguinidad
en quatro gradoygualdad en que fueron dispensados por el stmo.
Sor obispo del nuevo Reyno de Leon como consta de su decreto
dado en la ciudad de Monterrey a once dias del mes de Enero
de mil setecinetos noventa y nueve años, case y vele infacie eclecie
a Dn. Jose Antonio Montemayor con Da. Maria Ygancia Silva,
españoles, y vecinos de este Valle; fueron sus padrinos Jose Mig-
uel Salazar y Maria Josefa Garcia y testigos de la celebra-
cion del matrimonio Dn. Christoval Rodriguez y Dn. Pedro Flores
vecinos todos de este valle y pa. qe. conste lo firme ut supra.

Br. Vicente Fuentes

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.

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  • "México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Santiago > Santiago Apóstol > Matrimonios 1797-1841 > image 23 of 490; Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).

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  1. Hello Primo.

    I am related to Maria Ygnacia Silva, she is also my 4th grandparent on my mother's side trough their daughter Maria Juliana Silva who married Jose Antonio Marroquin Valdez, brother of Jose Manuel Marroquin.
    I am as well as you are, searching for the parents of Maria Ygnacia Silva, wandering if you have any updates?.
    Have you checked the family search web page and look at the family tree for Maria Ygnacia? they got some parents listed there but I am suspicious about the veracity of the information. (Joaquin de Ana de Leon Silva Salazar and Maria Teresa Saenz Gonzalez as her parents).
    Best Regards,

    Jose Guzman.

  2. Hello Primo,

    I am also related to Maria Ygnacia Silva she is my 4th grate grandparent as well, on my mother's side.
    It is through her daughter Maria Juliana Rodriguez that I am related, she married Juan Antonio Marroquin Valdes the brother of Jose Manuel Marroquin Valdes.
    I am wandering if you made any progress on finding out who her parents where? Did you had an opportunity to check the family tree of Maria Ygnacia Silva on family search?


    Jose Guzman

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