Early Settlers of Monterrey: Francisco Baez de Benavides and Isabel Martinez Guajardo

An early family of Monterrey is that of Francisco Baez de Benavides and Isabel Martinez Guajardo. The exact date of when they arrived is unknown but they settled the Monterrey area well before the 1670's. Francisco was born about 1594 in Tenerife, Canary Inlands, Spain and Isabel was probably born in Saltillo, Coahuila

The parents of Francisco Baez de Benavides … Read the rest