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This is the January 6, 1799 marriage of Pedro Jose Villarreal and Maria Gertrudis Flores who got married in what is now Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. They are the 4th great grandparents of my wife.The record indicates that the parents of Pedro Jose are Francisco Ignacio Villarreal and Maria Teresa Vela. The parents of Maria Gertrudis are listed as Jose Antonio…

1771 Death Record of Joaquin Garcia

1771 Death Record of Joaquin Garcia
This is the September 21, 1771 death record of Joaquin Garcia, my 7th great-grandfather, who died in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  Joaquin Garcia was married to Maria Isabel Juana Guajardo. She was the daughter of Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez. The parents of Joaquin were Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra. The record states that he was seventy years of…

Marroquin: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Marroquin Last Names of Nuevo Leon
This book is also very special to me since my paternal grandmother was a Marroquin. Growing up I came to find out that it is a rare last name in Tamaulipas and South Texas. The bulk of Marroquin are found in the Allende and Santiago, Nuevo Leon area where her grandfather came from. This 349-page book contains eight generations of descendants…

1781 Baptism Record of Maria Antonia Pena

1781 Baptism Record of Maria Antonia Pena
This is the May 27, 1781 baptism record of Maria Antonia Pena, my 5th great grandmother, who was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  The parents of Maria Antonia are Jose Santiago Pena and Maria Francisca Javiera Gonzalez. She grows up to marry Jose Maria de la Pena the son of Francisco Javier Peña and Maria. I have yet to discover the…

Monterrey: The Founding Families and Their Descendants

Monterrey The Founding Families and Their Descendants
In this blog post, you will find more information about my book "Monterrey: The Founding Families and Their Descendants". You will also find a list of the founding families. The present day city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon was founded on September 20, 1595 byDiego de Montemayor and 12 other companions and their families. This book is aboutthose families and their descendants. Prior…

1769 Death Record of Ana Maria Guajardo

1769 Death Record of Ana Maria Guajardo
This is the January 22, 1769 death record of Ana Maria Guajardo, my 8th great-grandmother, who died in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  Ana Maria was married to Jose Jacinto Pena who was killed by Indians and have yet to discover who his parents were.  The parents of Ana Maria Guajardo are Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez. Below is the transcription of the above…

Families of Villagran, Tamaulipas, Mexico Volume Two

Families of Villagran, Tamaulipas, Mexico Volume Two
In this blog post you can find the ebook "Families of Villagran, Tamaulipas, Mexico Volume Two" by Crispin Rendon. This eBook is a great resource and I highly recommend that you get your own copy today. If you have family/ancestors from Villagran it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is…

1794 Death Record of Maria Isabel Trevino

1794 Death Record of Maria Isabel Trevino
This is the February 6, 1794 death record of Maria Isabel Trevino, my 6th great grandmother, who died in Revilla (ciudad Guerrero), Tamaulipas, Mexico.  Maria Isabel was married to Jose Marcelino Trevino the son of Agustin de Trevino and Maria Catharina Gonzalez. She was the daughter of Joseph Antonio de Trevino and Juana Javiera Botello Morales. Below is the transcription of the…