Tag Archives: Guerra

The Murder of Juan Chapa Guerra

I have often heard of the Violence that used to be rampant in the border back in the middle 1800’s. I also hear stories from our readers about atrocities that were done against their ancestors. Unfortunately many of those stories have been passed down orally and many records don’t exist to prove those stories since they where never documented. How…

1721 Church Marriage of Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1721 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra. They married back in February 2, 1721 in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Garmendia Leal and Crispin Rendon have Identified the parents of  Juan Garcia de Pruneda as Luis Garcia Pruneda and Juana de Leon. The parents of…

1702 Church Marriage of Cristobal Guerra Canamar and Nicolasa de Trevino in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following image is the record of the 1702 marriage of my 7th great grandparents Cristobal Guerra Canamar and Nicolasa de Trevino in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They married in February 26, 1702. The following document unfortunately does not mention their parents names but through other documents we have come to find out that Cristobal’s Parents are Ignacio Guerra Canamar…

Surnames of Nuevo León (Apellidos de Nuevo Leon) : Botello y Buentello, Cavazos, Guerra, Hinojosa, Larralde, Mier, Sepúlveda, and Zambrano

Have you traced your family back to Nuevo Leon. If so this book may be of interest to you. This book “Apellidos de Nuevo Leon” was originally written by Tomas Mendirichaga Cueva and transcribed into “Last Names of Nuevo Leon” by Edna Garza Brown back in 1989. The last names that the author goes into detail are: Botello and Buentello…