Tag Archives: Coahuila

Bexar Archives Online 1717 – 1805

A great genealogical and historical resource that we have at our disposal is the Bexar Archives located at The University of Texas at Austin in their Briscoe Center for American History. This collection contains documents from 1717 to 1805. These archives are the official Spanish documents that preserve the political, military, economic, and social life of the Spanish province of…

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…

Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

This is a map that I recently found about my 10th great grandfather’s, Alonso de Leon, last expedition into Texas. He died the following year on March 21, 1691 in Montemorelos Nuevo Leon, Mexico. I found the map at the Portal to Texas History website. Here is their description of the map: “Map of Spanish explorer Alonso de León’s last…

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Thirteen

Crispin Rendon has just released the thirteenth volume in his Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. This particular volume covers the marriages from September 1810 through September 1815 that can be found on microfilm 605096 available at FamilySearch.org. If your ancestors are from Saltillo or it’s surrounding area make sure to grab your free eBook copy today. You can find the…