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This is the August 15, 1701 marriage of Blas de la Garza and Angela Mendez Tovar who got married in what is nowadays Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Blas is my  10th great grandfather and Angela is his second wife.Prior to marrying Angela he was married to Margarita Lopez Prieto the daughter of Nicolas Lopez Prieto and Maria de Ayala.The parents…

Guerra-Salinas Genealogical Family Tree Book

Guerra-Salinas Genealogical Family Tree Book
This is a Guerra-Salinas Genealogical Family Tree book. It covers over ten generations of descendants of hundreds of Guerra and Salinas family members. The full name of the book is "Las Escobas Ranch Salinas Family Reunion 2017". The author of this book is non other than my good friend Irma Salinas Saldaña and she wrote is to document her 2017 family…

1786 Baptism Record of Maria Andrea Lopez

1786 Baptism Record of Maria Andrea Lopez
This is the December 5, 1786 baptism record of Maria Andrea Lopez, my 4th great grandmother, who was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  Her parents are Jose Antonio Lopez and Maria Francisca Javiera de la Garza. She grows up to marry Jose Antonio Garcia the son of Jose Antonio Garcia and Maria Quiteria Alanis. The record indicates that she was six days…

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Four

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Four
In this post, you can read or get a copy of Crispin Rendon's e-book Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Four. This eBook is a must have for anyone researching ancestors in Nuevo Leon. If you have family/ancestors from Linares Hidalgo or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book…

1734 Death Record of Jose Jacinto Pena

1734 Death Record of Jose Jacinto Pena
This is the September 7, 1734 death record of Jose Jacinto Pena, my 8th great grandfather  who died in Tamaulipas in el cerro llamado ventana del viento. This death record indicates that he was a presidial soldier and that he was killed by indians. The record mentions that he was married to Ana Maria Guaxardo. She was the daughter of Joseph…

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three
In this blog post, you can read more about and or download the ebook by Crispin Rendon titled Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three. This eBook contains 500 marriages for Linares so if you have family/ancestors from there or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This eBook contains…

A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley

A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
These past few days I have been enjoying the book A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and coming across a lot of familiar names from my genealogy research. What is also so interesting to me is that the author Frank Cushman Pierce was an avid genealogist who collected a great deal of information pertaining to Mier, Camargo, and…

1707 Death Record of Maria de Salazar

1707 Death Record of Maria de Salazar
This is the May 29, 1707 death record of Maria de Salazar, my 9th great-grandmother, who died in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She was married twice, first to Alonso Ruiz de Ocon and then to Nicolas de Trevino. I am a descendant of hers through her marriage with Alonso. Below is the transcription of his death record.Transcription of The Death Record of…

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Two

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Two
In this post, you can get a copy of Crispin Rendon's eBook Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Two. If you have family/ancestors from Linares or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is an excellent resource so do not miss the opportunity to get a copy for your…

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume One

Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume One
In this post you can read about Crispin Rendon's e-book Families of Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume One and also get your free copy of it. If you have family/ancestors from Linares or it's surrounding communities please make sure to get a copy of this eBook for your genealogical library. This e-book is an excellent resource so do not miss the opportunity…

1767 Baptism Record of Maria Rafaela Hinojosa

1767 Baptism Record of Maria Rafaela Hinojosa
This is the November 4, 1767 baptism record of Maria Rafaela Hinojosa, my 6th great-grandmother, who was baptized in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.  The parents of Maria Rafaela are Jose Gervacio Hinojosa and Maria Teresa Trevino. She grows up to marry Juan Jose Dionicio Pineda the son of Jose Salvador Pineda and Maria Gregoria Canales. Below it the second part to the above…

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…