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This is the 1701 death record of Ignacio Guerra Cañamar who died December 7, 1701 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He is my eighth great grandfather.Ignacio was the son of Antonio Guerra Cañamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio. He first married Maria de la Garza Cavazos the daughter of Juan Cavazos and Elena de la Garza.His second marriage was…

1701 Death Record of Ignacio Guerra Cañamar

Ignacio Guerra Canamar
This is the 1701 death record of Ignacio Guerra Cañamar who died December 7, 1701 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He is my eighth great grandfather. Ignacio was the son of Antonio Guerra Cañamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio. He first married Maria de la Garza Cavazos the daughter of Juan Cavazos and Elena de la Garza. His second marriage was…

Tracing My Mother’s Roots in Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850

Tracing My Mother’s Roots in Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850
This is a guest post by professor Mauricio Gonzalez introducing his new book titled "Tracing My Mother’s Roots in Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850".  Tracing My Mother’s Roots in Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850 is book number two in a series of three volumes tracing my mother’s ancestors. It covers the period 1750 to 1850, although older genealogical references are prevalent throughout the…

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Eight

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Eight
In this post, you will find the Crispin Rendon's eBook "Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Eight" and the link where to download it for free.  If you have family/ancestors from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is an excellent resource so do not…

1820 Baptism of Maria Francisca Pena

1820 Baptism of Maria Francisca Pena
This is the October 21, 1820 baptism record of Maria Francisca Peña who was baptized in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is my 3rd great grandmother. I originally found the baptism date in an index book but instead of October 21 it has the date as October 23. The lesson here is that you always need to look a few pages…

1803 Baptism of Maria Juliana Reymunda Flores

1803 Baptism of Maria Juliana Raymunda Flores
This is the 1803 baptism record of my wife's 3rd great grandfather mother Maria Juliana Reymunda Flores who was baptized in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. I came across her baptism date in the book "Camargo Church Baptism, Records 1764-1864" but it only had that she was baptized in 1803. Unfortunately FamilySearch does not have these records online. Good thing that my local university…

1696 Death Record of Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo

1696 Death Record of Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo
This is the 1696 death record of Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo who died in the now present-day city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is my ninth great grandmother. I originally found a reference to her death in the book "Fundadores de Nueva Galicia: Guadalajara Tomo I" by Guillermo Garmendia Leal. The book provided a date and place and all I had…

Baptisms of Doctor Coss 1927-1945

Baptisms of Doctor Coss 1927-1945
This 147-page book contains the index of 2,436 baptisms for Dr. Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico that took place between 1927-1945 at the Parroquia de Sagrado Corazon. This index is a transcription of a prior index that can be found on FamilySearch film number 1410995. This original index is sorted by baptism year and the one in this book is sorted…

Baptisms of Los Aldamas 1888-1946

Baptisms of Los Aldamas 1888-1946
This 429-page eBook contains the index of 7,508 baptisms for Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico that took place between 1888-1946. at the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe.  This index is a transcription of a prior index that can be found on FamilySearch film number 1410995. This original index is sorted by baptism year and the one in this book is…

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Seven

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Seven
In this post, you will find the Crispin Rendon's eBook "Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Seven" and the link where to download it for free.  If you have family/ancestors from Cerralvo or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is an excellent resource so do not miss the…

Cavazos: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Cavazos: Last Names of Nuevo Leon
A very popular last name out there is that of Cavazos and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Cavazos" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. My connection to this book is a personal one since it is focused on the descendants of…

Las Villas del Norte Community Tree

Las Villas del Norte Community Tree
In this post, you will learn about Las Villas del Norte Community Tree, a genealogical database with over 185,000 names and how you can access it. It may just be what you were looking for to finding more ancestors. This resource is Las Villas del Norte Community Tree. Basically, it is a database that contains over 185,000 names. I know that there…

1694 Death Record of Juana de la Garza

1694 Death Record of Juana de la Garza
This is the death record of Juana de la Garza who died January 7, 1694 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Juana is my 9th great grandmother. Her death record indicates that she was married to Francisco Botello. He was the son of Pedro Botello Morales and Ana Maria Avila. Her parents are Marcos Alonso de la Garza and Catarina Martinez Guajardo.Transcription of…

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Six

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Six
In this post, you will find the Crispin Rendon's eBook "Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Six" and the link where to download it for free.  If you have family/ancestors from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is an excellent resource so do not…

1688 Death Record of Gertrudis Flores

1688 Death Record of Gertrudis Flores
This is the death record of Gertrudis Flores who died August 18, 1688, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Gertrudis is my 8th great grandmother. I used the research of Crispin Rendon to obtain a copy of this death record. As you can see it is very badly stained but you can see some of the text and also some clues that…

Las Villas del Norte 2020 Journal

Las Villas del Norte 2020 Journal
The Las Villas del Norte 2020 Journal is out and ready for you to enjoy. This blog post gives a short overview and includes the table of contents so that you can see what to expect when you get your own copy. I had the honor of editing many great articles and putting the journal together. Some are just fascinating to…

Baptisms of Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas 1751-1876

Baptisms of Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas 1751-1876
This book, Baptisms of Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas 1751-1876, contains the index to 13,128 baptisms that took place in Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas, Mexico between 1751 and 1876. The idea for this book came out of necessity. Having many ancestors that were among the founding families and early settlers of Revilla, nowadays ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas. I decided to index the baptisms from 1751…

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Five

Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Five
In this post, you will find the Crispin Rendon's eBook "Families of Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Five" and the link where to download it for free.  If you have family/ancestors from Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is an excellent resource so do not…

1677 Death Record of Agustin de Saldivar

1677 Death Record of Agustin de Saldivar
This is the death record of Agustin de Saldivar who died February 7, 1677  in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He is the 8th great grandfather of my wife. His death record does not indicate who his parents are but form other records we know them to be Vicente de Zaldivar y Ressa and Maria Sosa Farias. The record does state that he…