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This is the August 12, 1704 death record of Manuel Perez de Oropeza, my 8th great-grandfather, who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. As the record indicates, Manuel was married to Maria de Trevino. She was the daughter of Alonso de Treviño and Maria Mayor de Renteria.I have yet to find out whom his parents were.I am a descendant of his…

1704 Death Record of Manuel Perez de Oropeza

1704 Death Record of Manuel Perez de Oropeza
This is the August 12, 1704 death record of Manuel Perez de Oropeza, my 8th great-grandfather, who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  As the record indicates, Manuel was married to Maria de Trevino. She was the daughter of Alonso de Treviño and Maria Mayor de Renteria. I have yet to find out whom his parents were. I am a descendant of his…

Garza: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Garza Last Names of Nuevo Leon
This 483-page book contains five generations of descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza and Juana de Treviño Quintanilla. Marcos entered Nuevo Reino de Leon (Nuevo Leon) well before 1610 since in that year he receives a land grant. Marcos Alonso de la Garza is considered to be the progenitor of the Garza last name in Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and Texas.Marcos…

1777 Baptism Record of Jose Antonio Maria Jesus Guerra

1777 Baptism Record of Jose Antonio Maria Jesus Guerra
This is the December 24, 1777 baptism record of Jose Antonio Maria Jesus Guerra, my 5th great grandfather, who was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  Jose Antonio was the son of Jose Juan Manuel Guerra Canamar and Isabel Maria de Trevino. He grows up to marry Maria Francisca Pineda the daughter of Juan Jose Dionicio Pineda and Maria Rafaela Hinojosa. Below is…

Treviño: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Treviño: Last Names of Nuevo Leon
This 510-page book contains six generations of descendants of Diego de Treviño and Beatriz de Quintanilla. Their children were born in the 1550’s through the 1570’s in Mexico City and other regions of Mexico. Diego is considered to be the progenitor of the Treviño last name in Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and Texas. To this date the parents of Beatriz de Quintanilla are…

1673 Death Record of Juan de la Garza

1673 Death Record of Juan de la Garza
This is the May 3, 1673 death record of Juan de la Garza, my 8th great-grandfather,  who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  His death record indicates that he was married to Margarita de Montemayor. She was the daughter of Miguel de Montemayor and Monica Rodriguez. The parents of Juan where Blas de la Garza and Beatriz Gonzalez Hidalgo. On the top of…

Sepulveda: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Sepulveda Last Names of Nuevo Leon
A popular last name out there is that of Sepulveda and today I want to tell you about one of my latest books that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Sepulveda" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. This book contains eight generations of descendants of Jacinto Garcia de Sepulveda and Clara Fernandez de…

Hinojosa: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Hinojosa: Last Names of Nuevo Leon
A very popular last name out there is that of Hinojosa and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Hinojosa" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. This book contains eight generations of descendants of Diego de Hinojosa and Maria Cantu. It is believed…

1720 Baptism Record of Blas Javier Alanis

1720 Baptism Record of Blas Javier Alanis
This is the November 8, 1720 baptism record of Blas Javier Alanis, my 7th great-grandfather, who was baptized in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  The baptism record states that Blas was born on November 28, 1720 and after looking at the subsequent records it seems that the month is wrong since they were corrected to reflect December but not the record of…

De Leon: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

De Leon Last Names of Nuevo Leon
This 399-page book contains ten generations of descendants of Alonso de Leon and his wife Juana Josefa Gonzalez. In 1635 he entered the Nuevo Reino de Leon (Nuevo Leon), and in 1637 he was one of the founders of Cadereyta. He is considered the progenitor of the de Leon last name in Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and Texas. If you have any…

1690 Death Record of Maria Mayor de Renteria

1690 Death Record of Maria Mayor de Renteria
This is the August 7, 1690 death record of Maria Mayor de Renteria, my 9th great grandmother,  who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  She was married to Alonzo de Trevino. From other sources we know that her parents are Gonzalo Fernandez de Castro and Maria Rodriguez. She adopted the last name of her paternal grandmother. As you can see this record…

Chapa: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Chapa Last Names of Nuevo Leon
Another very popular last name out there is that of Chapa and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Chapa" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. This 325 page book contains eight generations of descendants of Juan Bautista Chapa and Beatriz Olivares de…