by Moises Garza

June 9, 2020

Ignacio Guerra Canamar Baptism Mexico City 1633
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the November 6, 1633 baptism of Ignacio Guerra Cañamar who was baptized in Mexico City. He is my 8th great grandfather.

This record, just like his will, confirms that the names of his parents are  Antonio Guerra Cañamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio. 

Ignacio, grows up to marry Maria de la Garza Cavazos the daughter of Juan Cavazos and Elena de la Garza. After Maria dies he marries a second time to Maria Catarina Fernandez de Tijerina the daughter of Gregorio Fernandez de Tijerina and Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo. If interested in a 527 page book of their descendants, you can get it here:

Above you can see the baptism record and below you will find the transcription of it.

Transcription of 1633 Baptism of Ignacio Guerra Cañamar


En seis de nobiembre de mill y seito. y
treintta y tres años Conlicencia del qura
de manexo. bautice a ignacio de la
guerra hijo de Antonio guerra de
Cañamal. y de Luisa Hernan
dez Rio frio cecinos de staci
pao de mexicco.

Br [?] gallegos [?] diego de garcia rangel

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

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  • "México, Distrito Federal, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1514-1970," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 July 2015), Asunción Sagrario Metropolitano (Centro) > Bautismos de españoles 1627-1639 > image 572 of 1121; parroquias Católicas, Distrito Federal (Catholic Church parishes, Distrito Federal).
  • Guerra, Martha Arteaga, and Guerra, Raul, J., Jr., Thirteen Generations of Guerra In The New World (San Antonio, Texas, Published Privately by the Authors, 1996), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas., Pg. 4.
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