Category Archives: Lopez

1844 Church Marriage of Gil Lopez Rios and Maria del Rosario Garza Garcia, Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

This is the 1844 Church Marriage of Gil Lopez and Maria del Rosario Garza at La Purisima Concepcion Church in Mier Tamaulipas Mexico. Gil’s parents are Lorenzo Lopez and Barbara Rios. Rosario’s parents are Carlos Garza and Gertudis Cuellar. Thanks to Margarite Jenkins I have the parents of Lorenzo and Barbara. I’ll be writing later about them. If anyone out…

Civil Marriage of Eulalio Garza Lopez and Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez at Rancho Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Dominga Marroquin and Eulalio Garza about 1980’s Yesterday I was once again going through the Tamaulipas Civil Registration at FamilySearch when I noticed that Miguel Aleman was listed. I thought to myself what can possibly be there since most records are up to the 1930’s and Miguel Aleman was not made into a municipality until the 1950’s. We I’ll admit…

Jose Domingo Lopez Martinez, His Wife and Children

1st Generation 1. Jose Domingo Lopez (my great-great-great-great-grandfather) (turned out that I was wrong) was born on Jan. 10, 1790 in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and died on May 2, 1860 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was the son of Pedro Jose Lopez and Maria Margarita Martinez. He married Maria Bernarda Vela (my great-great-great-great-grandmother) on Aug. 29, 1812 in…

Names of People in First Blog Banner

Photo 1                                                                   Photo 2                                                    Photo 3                          The above banner was the first one that I used for this blog. It never occurred to me to post the names of the people on the photographs. Here they are; Photo 1: Pencil drawing made circa late 1950’s Lauro Garza Marroquin (my father) Horacio Garza Marroquin (my uncle) Photo 2: Old photo circa…

Eusebio Garza Lopez, his Wife and Children

1st Generation Eusebio Garza Lopez (my great-grandfather) was born on Aug. 14, 1883 and died on Jun. 4, 1947.  He was the son of Jose Martin Garza and Maria Ruperta Lopez. He married Paula Lopez de La Garza on Mar. 20, 1907 in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Paula, daughter of Jose Jorge Lopez Gonzalez and Maria De La Luz…

Juan Lopez Vela and Maria Facunda Portales Caballero, 1840 Church Marriage in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the image and transcription of the marriage that took place in Inmaculada Concepcion Church in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico back in January 13, 1840 between Juan Lopez Vela and Maria Facunda Portales Caballero. The image does not indicate who their parents are. The image does indicate that the witnesses to the marriage were Marcos Flores and Jose Angel…