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1806 Church Marriage of Jose Antonio Garcia and Maria Andrea Lopez

This is the June 30, 1806 church marriage record of my 4th great grandparents Jose Antonio Garcia and Maria Andrea Lopez. They were married by the church back in 1806 in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico.His parents are listed as Jose Antonio Garcia and Maria Quiteria Alanis. Her parents are Jose Antonio Lopez and Maria Francisca Javier de la Garza.​It is interesting…

1810 Marriage of Jose Rafael de La Garza and Maria Tomasa Sanchez

This is the January 22, 1810 marriage of my fourth great grandparents Jose Rafael de la Garza and Maria Tomasa Sanchez in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.Rafael was the son of Francisco Javier de la Garza and Maria Cayatana Pena. the parents of Miria Tomasa are Juan Jose Sanchez and Maria Gertrudis Garcia.This document was very hard to transcribe and I…

1780 Baptism of Juan Jose Marroquin in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the November 1780 baptism of my 4th great grandfather Juan Jose Marroquin in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. As you can see the image is very damaged. We can only see "jose" as the child's name, and no name for the father. What we can see are 3 letters of his name "cio". We do have her mother listed…

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 1783 Death Record of Jose Francisco Antonio Guerra in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

This is the January 20, 1783 death record of my 7th great grandfather Jose Francisco Antonio Guerra in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This record indicates that his father was Antonio Guerra and Antonia de la Garza.The record also indicates that he was originally form Monterrey and he names as the executors his wife Anna Josefa de la Garza and his son…

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…

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…

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…

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Each year, one Hispanic genealogy society, association, and or group hosts the annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference. In this page you will find more information about past and future conferences. I have been fortunate enough to attend the last three held in McAllen, Laredo, and Corpus Christi Texas.It is that with the information I have obtained as an…

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…

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