by Moises Garza

April 4, 2023

1776 Baptism of Maria Gertrudis Blasa Cuellar
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the February 24, 1776 baptism of Maria Gertrudis Blasa Cuellar who is my 4th great-grandmother. She was baptized in Revilla, nowadays Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 

Her parents are listed as Joseph Cuellar and Ana Maria Gutierrez. Her godparents are listed as Miguel de Cuellar, y Gertrudis Gonzalez Hidalgo, her uncle and aunt.

She grows up to marry Juan Jose Selvera de la Garza the son of Jose Francisco Angel de la Garza and Maria Cayetana Pena.

Transcription of 1776 baptism of Maria Gertrudis Blasa Cuella

Maria Ge
sts. Blasa

Enesta Missn. de Sn. Ygnacio de Loyola de Revi-
lla en quatro dias deel mes de Febrero deeste pre-
sente año de mil Sets. Setenta y Seis Yo fr. Juan
Manuel de ka Parra Bautisse Solemnemte. puse
los Santos oleos, y chrisma auna Ynfanta
española de diez diad Nacida aquien pusse por
nombre Maria Gerts. Blasa hija lega. de Joseph
Cuellar, y de Ana Maria Gutierres: fueron sus
Padrinos Miguel de Cuellar, y Gertrudis Gonza
les Ydalgo aquien adverti su oblign. y parentesco
espiritual; y por que conste lo firme Dho. dia mes
y año ut supra.

fr. Manuel de la Parra

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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  1. We are related because Joseph Cuellar from Guerrero Viejo is my ancestor. They are in my family tree. My grandfather was Absolom Cuellar who married Otila Lopez. My father Alfonso Cuellar was my father.

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