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A very popular last name out there is that of Benavides and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Benavides" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon.I became interest on this last name when I discovered that Francisco Baez de Benavides is my…

Benavides: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Benavides Last Names of Nuevo Leon
A very popular last name out there is that of Benavides and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Benavides" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. I became interest on this last name when I discovered that Francisco Baez de Benavides is my…

1692 Baptism of Joseph de Alanis

1692 Baptism of Joseph de Alanis
This is the November 16, 1692 baptism record of Joseph de Alanis, my 8th great-grandfather, who was baptized in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  As the record indicates Joseph was the son of Miguel de Alanis and Maria de la Rosa. He grows up to marry Maria Theresa Rodriguez de Montemayor the daughter of Juan Rodriguez de Montemayor and Maria Rosa Ruiz. Below…

1687 Death Record of Clara de Trevino Renteria

1687 Death Record of Clara de Trevino Renteria
This is the May 7, 1687 death record of Clara de Trevino Renteria, my 8th great grandmother, who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  As the record indicates she was the wife of Captain Nicolas Gutierrez de Lara. Her parents were Alonzo de Trevino and Maria Mayor de Renteria. You can view her marriage record on the link on the botton…

Montemayor: Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Montemayor Last Names of Nuevo Leon
One of the earliest last names of Nuevo Leon is that of Montemayor and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Montemayor" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. I became interest on this last name when I discovered that my 12th great grandfather…

1678 Marriage of Pedro de Longoria and Agustina Garcia

1678 Marriage of Pedro de Longoria and Agustina Garcia
This is the August 7, 1678 marriage of Pedro de Longoria and Agustina Garcia who got married in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are my 8th great grandparents. The parents of Pedro de Longoria are Lorenzo Suares de Longoria and Antonia Rodriguez. Agustina's parents are Diego Garcia de Quintanilla and Mariana Saldivar de Sosa. Below is the transcription of…

Villarreal Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Villarreal Last Names of Nuevo Leon
A very popular last name out there is that of Villarreal and today I want to tell you about my latest book that focuses on this last name. It is titled "Villarreal" and is part of my book series Last Names of Nuevo Leon. I became interest on this last name when I discovered that my wife's maternal grandmother was a…

1565 Baptism Record of Joseph de Tremino

1565 Baptism Record of Joseph de Tremino
This is the March 22, 1565 baptism record of Joseph de Tremino, my 10th great-grandfather, who was baptized in Mexico City, Mexico.  The baptism record mentions his parents Diego de Tremiño and Beatriz de Quintanilla. He grows up to marry Leonor de Ayala the daughter of Diego de Ayala Valverde and Marina Antonia Sosa y Guevara. Below is the transcript of the…

1681 Death Record of Margarita de Montemayor

1681 Death Record of Margarita de Montemayor
This is the  February 27, 1681 death record of Margarita de Montemayor, my 8th great grandmother. According to Tomas Mendirichaga she died in Hacienda de San Juan Bautista. Her death record states that she was buried in the Parochial church of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She was the wife of Juan de la Garza Falcon. Her parents were  Miguel de Montemayor and…

1562 Baptism of Isabel de Quintanilla

1562 Baptism of Isabel de Quintanilla
This is the November 12, 1562 Baptism of Isabel de Quintanilla in Mexico City. She is my 11th great grandmother. She is the daughter of Diego de Tremino (Treviño) and Beatriz de Quintanilla. She grows up to marry  Pedro Salazar. I am a descendant through two of their daughters Ana de Salazar and Maria Isabel Salazar.Transcription of the 1562 Baptism of Isabel…

Las Villas del Norte 2019 Journal

Las Villas del Norte 2019 Journal
The Las Villas del Norte 2019 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…

1681 Death Record of Ramona de Ayala

This is the death record of Ramona de Ayala who died in what is now days Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is my 8th great grandmother. Above is the first half of the death record and below is the second half along with the transcription of it. It is not mentioned in this record but her parents where General Diego de…