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The 1696 Baptism of Joaquin Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1696 baptism of my 7th great grandfather Joaquin Cavazos in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document is interesting in that it shows his date of birth, March 28, 1696. OK the record does not show the year but from the surrounding documents and record collection we get the year. His parents are listed as Joseph Cavazos and Jacinta…

The 1708 Baptism of Jose Francisco Antonio Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the March 24, 1708  baptism of my 7th great grandfather Francisco Antonio Guerra in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document indicates that his parents are Antonio Guerra and Antonia de la Garza.Francisco grows up to marry Maria Ana Josefa de la Garza and have eleven children with her. I'll post their marriage record soon.Cut Out…

1672 Baptism of Antonio Guerra in Monterrey, Nevo Leon, Mexico

This is the January 4, 1672 baptism of my 8th great grandfather Antonio Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is noted that he is the son of Ignacio Guerra and Maria Cavazos.Ignacio grows up to marry Antonia de la Garza Treviño. I am a descendant of his through my fathers side and descend form him through his son Jose Francisco…

The Leal and De Leon Project

The Leal and De Leon project is an ongoing work by Juan Jesus de Leon. Juan has been combing through the church records of Cadereyta, Montemorelos and extracting all the Leal and De Leon mentioned in those records. He has been compiling them into eBooks that are available free of charge to everyone. I decided, with his permission, to make…

1695 Marriage of Antonio Guerra and Antonia de la Garza Treviño

This is the July 18, 1695 church marriage record of my 8th great grandparents Antonio Guerra and Antonia de la Garza. Last week I shared with you Antonio's baptism record.  Antonio and Antonia got married in what is now Monterrey Nuevo Leon. Their marriage record is a bit torn but fortunately for us we are only missing the name of…

We Are Cousins DNA Project

The We Are Cousins DNA Project is for any one interested in Y-DNA and mtDNA research whose paternal and maternal roots are from the States of Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, Coahuila, and South Texas. Our main goal is to identify the DNA for every last name found in South Texas and Northeastern Mexico and identify different DNA lineages for any given…

The Books of Rene Escobar Offered by The Escobar Book Company

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Here is a list of the books that Rene Escobar made during his lifetime. They are invaluable when it comes to genealogical research for South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy. I made this page to answer a question that I get too often. Where can I buy the books of Rene Escobar? Here is the…

Get My Latest Book: The Founding Families of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico and Their Descendants ​In 1753 nineteen families settled in el Paraje del Cantaro, now ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This book is about those nineteen families and their descendants.  Order Your Copy OrRead More... 50 Websites Where You Will Find Ancestors ​I use them daily and now you can too! Enter…

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