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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…

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…

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…