Book Recommendation for Hispanic Genealogists

  If you have been able to trace your ancestry to several conquistadors and pobladores of Nueva Espana then this book will be of great reference to you. I ran into this book in the Fall semester of my senior year at the Jernigan Library in Kingsville, Texas. This book is in two volumes which contains shortContinue reading “Book Recommendation for Hispanic Genealogists”

Castaño de Sosa…Basque?

Baltazar Castaño de Sosa is my direct 11th great grandfather. In other words, from father to son, my paternal lineage. Although I descend from him in other lineages within my family history, I find this ancestor of mine quite unique. While investigating my ancestry, I took two DNA test, one from 23andme, and the secondContinue reading “Castaño de Sosa…Basque?”

Identidad y Memoria de Santa Catalina, Nuevo Leon (Translated)

This is a translated article of Identidad y Memoria de Santa Catalina, Nuevo Leon written by Antonio Guerrero Aguilar. The original article can be found on the following website, http://identidadymemoriadesantacatarina.blogspot.com/2015/06/el-capitan-lucas-garcia.html Lucas Garcia is my 10th great grandfather and I also descend from him directly, as well as through other lineages. The words in red are my additionContinue reading “Identidad y Memoria de Santa Catalina, Nuevo Leon (Translated)”

Marriage Record of Manuel Perez and Teresa Perez

Marriage Record of Manuel Perez and Teresa Perez, my 2nd great-grandparents, who were married in Lampazos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on April 14, 1877. The parents of Manuel Perez were Jose Maria Perez and Francisca Galindo. Teresa Perez parents were Pedro Perez and Francisca Garza. The text reads as follows: “En la Iglesia Parroquial de laContinue reading “Marriage Record of Manuel Perez and Teresa Perez”

Marriage record of Gaspar Garcia & Thomasa Sanchez

This is the marriage record of Gaspar Garzia Montemayor and Thomasa Sanchez de la Garza.Their marriage took place on the 11 January 1739 in Sagrario Metropolitano, Monterrey, Nuevo Reino de Leon. It states that Gaspar Garzia (Garcia) is from el Valle de Guaxuco (Guajuco). He is the legitimate son of Bernardo Garzia and Maria deContinue reading “Marriage record of Gaspar Garcia & Thomasa Sanchez”