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This is the August 12, 1860 Marriage of Fernando Zamora and Maria Marta Tijerina who got married in Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are my 3rd great grandparents.The record indicates that the parents of Fernando Zamora are Esteban Zamora and Maria Clara Rodriguez. Thanks to Crispin Rendon I know that the parents of Maria Marta Tijerina are Jose Lorenzo Tijerina…

1836 Death of Maria Gregoria Isaguirre

1836 Death of Maria Gregoria Isaguirre
This is the August 23, 1836 Death of Maria Gregoria Isaguirre who died in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She is my 5th great grandmother. Wow, this is the first record that I find that the cause of death was giving birth. It is very sad and I can't help but feel bad for her. As the record mentions her husband was Jose Emeterio…

1704 Marriage of Sebastian Ansaldua and Mariana Sauceda

1704 Marriage of Sebastian Ansaldua and Mariana Sauceda
This is the December 22, 1704 Marriage of Sebastian Ansaldua and Mariana Sauceda who got married in what is now Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. They are my 8th great grandparents. In this record it is indicated that the parents of Sebastian Ansaldua (Ansaldo) are Juan de Ansaldo and Catarina de Dueñas Vidarte. The parents of Mariana Sauceda are listed as Mateo Saucedo and…

1818 Baptism of Maria Ramona Garcia Lopez

1818 Baptism of Maria Ramona Garcia Lopez
This is the January 14, 1818 Baptism of Maria Ramona Garcia Lopez who was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She is my 3rd great grandmother. It is indicated in this record that the parents of Maria Ramona Garcia Lopez are Jose Antonio Garcia and Maria Andrea Lopez.  The record states that Maria Andrea was deceased meaning that she probably died form…

1854 Death Record of Jose Manuel Hinojosa

1854 Death Record of Jose Manuel Hinojosa
This is the December 9, 1854 Death Record of Jose Manuel Hinojosa who died in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He is my 5th great grandfather. It is mentioned in this record that he was married to Gertrudis Salinas. From other records we know that he is the son of Jose Gervacio Hinojosa and Maria Teresa Treviño. Below is the transcription of his church…

1821 Baptism of Jose Gil Lopez Rios

1821 Baptism of Jose Gil Lopez Rios
This is the September 16, 1821 Baptism of Jose Gil Lopez Rios who was baptized in San Gregorio Magno in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He is my 3rd great grandfather. It is mentioned int his record that the parents of Jose Gil Lopez Rios are Lorenzo Lopez and Maria Barbara Rios. The record also indicates that he was seventeen days old at…

1855 Death Record of Maria Paula Garcia

1855 Death Record of Maria Paula Garcia
This is the September 28, 1855 Death Record of Maria Paula Garcia who died in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She is my 5th great grandmother.  Unfortunately this record has no names of parents or husband. it does provide a valuable clue, her age. With it we can state with confidence that she is the same Maria Paula baptized february 1, 1795 to…

2018 Family History Conference

2018 Family History Conference
If you missed the 39th Annual Conference there is still an opportunity to attend a genealogy conference in San Antonio. The 2018 Family History Conference hosted by the Texas State Genealogical Society will be taking place from November 2-4, 2018. I already booked my room and also got a vendor table to promote my books, We Are Cousins, and also…

The 39th Annual Conference Was Awesome!

The 39th Annual Conference Was Awesome
In simple words, the 39th Annual Conference Was Awesome! Just like last year, this years conference did not disappoint. The above photo is of members of the We Are Cousins community. Last year Noe Longoria got us all together for the group photo and we intend to keep it as a tradition for each year going forward. Unfortunately, Noe could…