by Moises Garza

May 4, 2021

1809 Marriage Juan Jose Sixto Vela and Maria Juana de la Garza
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the January 12, 1809 marriage record of my wife's 4th great-grandparents Juan Jose Sixto Vela and Maria Juana de la Garza who got married in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

The parents of Juan Jose are listed as Dorteo Vela and Antonia Margarita Peña. 

The parents of Maria Juana are listed as Manuel de la Garza and Ignacia Flores.

It is also indicated that Juan Jose was from Camargo and that Ignacia was from Reynosa.

Second Part of Marriage Record

Transcription of 1809 Marriage of Juan Jose Sixto Vela and Maria Juana de la Garza

Juan Jose
Bela y
Ma. Juana
dela Garza

En esta Parroqa. de Ntra Sra. de Guadalupe de Reynosa en dose
de Henero de mil ochocinetos nueve yo el Br. Don Juan
Jose Cardenas cura Ynto. Vico. y Jues Ecco. de esta Villa
Case y vele infacie eclesie a Dn. Juan Jose Bela
espl. aigo. de la Villa de Camargo hijo Lexo. de Dn.
Jose Doroteo Bela, y Da. Antonia Margarita Peña
con Da. Maria Juana de la Garza, espla. origa. de esta
Villa, hija Lexa. de D. Manuel dela Garza, y de Da
Ma. Ygnacia Flores; cuyos pretensos se amonestaron
en esta Parroqa. de mi cargo entres dias festivos
inter missarum solemnia como lo dispone el So. Co.
de to. y lo fueron en los dias beinte y sinco, beinte y seis
y beinte y siete de Disc. festivos dia de la Natividad
de N. S. I. C. dia de San. Juan Evangta. y dia de San Este
van Proctomarir: fueron sus Padrinos D. Manuel
Villarreal, y Da. Juana de la Garza, fueron testigos
Dn. Mariano Lira. y Dn. Antonio Silbo. Bernidi
y pa. qe. coste lo firme. Juan Jose Cardenas

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.


  • UTRGV - Reynosa Church Marriages 1790 - 1810 (Edinburg Texas, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley), Img. 171 and Img. 172.

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