by Moises Garza

January 29, 2024

1891 Baptism of Amalia Gonzalez
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

This is the February 16, 1891, Baptism of Maria Amalia Gonzalez, who was baptized in Los Herreras, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is my great-grandmother from my father’s maternal side.

The following is the image of her baptism followed by its transcription.

The document indicates that she was born on June 17, 1890, and that her parents are Andres Gonzalez and Nicolasa Guerra. It lists her Godparents as being Martin Ramirez and Antonia Gonzalez.

Transcription of the Above Image

N 89 Ma Amalia Los Herreras

En la Villa de Los Herreras comprhn de esta parroqa a los diesiseis dias del mes de Febr. de mil ochosien tos noventa y uno. Yo el  Tomo Jesus Ma Vela Rodrigz Cura encargado de ella Bautise solemnemente a una nina nacida el 17 de Junio anterior alli a quien pu se por nombre Amalia, Hija Lejitima de Andres Gonzalez y Nicolasa Guerra: fueron PP. Martin Ramirez y Antonia Gonzalez a quienes di fe su oblig y parentesco. Y y pa consta lo firme.

Jesus Ma Vela Rodriguez

Ancestors of Maria Amalia Gonzalez

Here is a chart that includes the names of her grandparents.

Ancestors of Amalia Gonzalez

Maria Amalia grew up to marry Pedro Marroquin in 1912, you can find the link to their church marriage record below.

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1912 Church Marriage of Pedro Marroquin and Maria Amalia Gonzalez


  • “México, Nuevo León, registros parroquiales, 1667-1981,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Los Aldamas > Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe > image 75 of 355; Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).

Note: This post was posted on 10-29-2011 and last updated on 1-29-2024.

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