by Moises Garza

August 4, 2020

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the 1793 baptism of Maria Ignacia Cavazos who was baptized in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is my 4th great grandmother through my paternal side.

Here is the second half to the above record.

1793 Baptism of Maria Ignacia Cavazos

The record indicates that her parents are Juan Esteban Cavazos and Juana Francisca Garcia.

She grows up to marry Jose Pablo Tames on May 8, 1811 also in Santiago, Nuevo leon, Mexico. I am a descendnat of theirs through their daughter Maria Juana Francisca Tamez.

Transcription of 1793 Baptism of Maria Ignacia Cavazos

Ygna. Espa


En la Parroquial de Santiago de Guajuco
Yo Fr. Jose Franco. Jaudenes, supliendo por el Ser.
Cura de este Partido Br. Dn. Juan Jose de la Garza
en siete de Julio de mil setecinetos, noventa,
y tres, bautise solemnemente, y puse los S. oleos
a una niña de tres dias de nacida, hija lex-
tima de Dn. Juan Esteban Cabazos, y de Da. Jua-
na Franca. Garcia: fueron Padrinos Dn. Jose To.
mas Cavazos, y Da. Maria Petra Salazar, todos
vecinos de este Valle: hubo nombre Maria
Ygnacia a cuyos padrinos adverti el paren.
tesco, y obligacion: Y pa. qe. conste lo firme

Fr. Jose Franco.

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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"México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Santiago > Santiago Apóstol > Bautismos 1745-1796 > image 413 of 458; Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).

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