Category Archives: Family Group

Genealogies of Early San Antonio Families

If your family or ancestors are from the San Antonio area the book by Fredrick C. Chabot is a must have book. It is a compilation of family genealogies since the settlement of San Antonio all the way up till 1937 when the author published the book. The book is divided in four sections; Spanish-Mexicans from pages 15 – 243, …

MtDNA of Catalina Ponce

mtDNA descendants fo Catalina Ponce
This is the mtDNA report of Catalina Ponce that was prepared by Crispin Rendon and it contains eight generations of her female descendants. Catalina Ponce is my 9th great grandmother through my maternal side. She lived in the late 1600’s and was Married to Melchor Reyes. Back in 2012 Crispin had already published a female descendant report on Catalina Ponce…

1730 Marriage of Juan Valdez Abrego and Ana Maria Sendeja Llanas in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

This is the marriage of my 6th great grandparents Juan Valdez Abrego and Ana Maria Sendeja Llanas whom got married in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico back in September 19, 1730. Juan’s parents are listed as being Francisco Flores Valdez and Francisca Javiera Abrego. The parents of Ana Maria de Sendeja are listed as being Captain Francisco Sendeja Llanas. Cut out of…

1694 Marriage Dispensation Extract of Diego Hinojosa Cantu and Josepha de la Garza Diaz, Sagrada Mitra de Guadalajara

This is the marriage dispensation extract, by Maria de La Luz Montejano Hilton, of my 8th great grandparents Diego Hinojosa Cantu and Josepha de la Garza Diaz whom got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in April 29,1694. Unfortunately I have not been able to locate the marriage record. All I have ot go by is the extract of…