by Moises Garza

November 12, 2019

1778 Death Record of Jose Manuel Hinojosa
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the February 15, 1778 death record of Jose Manuel Hinojosa, my 7th great grandfather, who died in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 

Jose Manuel was married to Maria Ines Chapa and his parents were Diego de Hinojosa and Josepha de la Garza.

The record indicates that he died form old age and that he did a will. It also mentions that by this time he was already a widow.

The parents of Maria Ines Chapa are Nicolas Chapa and Maria Ines Benavides.

Below is the transcript of the death record.

Transcription of The Death Record of Jose Manuel Hinojosa

Dn. Ma
nuel de

Villa de Mier en 15 dias del Mes de Febrero deeste presente
año en al Yglesia APrroquial di Sepultura ecleciastica a
Dn. Manuel de Ynojosa Viudo de Ynes de Chapa Recivio los
Sacramentos murio de bexes y de hedad de ochenta y tres
as. hizo testamento, y pasa en poder de el Justicia de este
partido y por que Conste lo firme en dho Dia, Mes, y Año

Fr. Manuel Antonio Butron

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


  • "México, Tamaulipas, registros parroquiales, 1703-1964," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Mier > Inmaculada Concepción > Defunciones 1767-1848 > image 13 of 634; paróquias Católicas, Tamaulipas (Catholic Church parishes, Tamaulipas).

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  1. Hello my name is John Quesada and Jose Manuel Hinojosa is my 7th great grandfather s well. My Great grandmother was Vicente Vidal and her lineage goes back to Jose Vidal who married Maria Josefa Hinojosa was was born 3 November 1786, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico and her Great-great grand father would have been Jose Manuel Hinojosa.

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