One of the early settling families of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico is that of Diego Rodriguez and Sebastiana de Trevino Quintanilla.
The parents of Diego Rodriguez are Baltazar de Sosa and Maria Ines Rodriguez.
The parents of Sebastiana de Trevino Quintanilla are Juan de Farias and Maria de Trevino.
Diego was married an additional two times. His second wife was … Read the rest
This is the official Las Villas del Norte 2019 Journal Call For Articles. Las Villas del Norte will be publishing its fourth journal in January 2019 and we need your help to make it a success.
Submitting an article is an excellent opportunity to get published, preserve your family's history, and or share your knowledge with others. All types of … Read the rest
Jose Sierra's presentation "Two Countries One Lie is a must watch for anyone interested with history and the land grants of Texas. He portrays a picture of what some of our ancestors experienced when Tejas became part of the United States.
Mr. Sierra talked about the various treaties between Mexico and the United States and of the injustices done
Las Villas del Norte Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 3 is out and ready to read. If you re a member of Las Villas del Norte you can get your free copy here.
It is the third newsletter for the year 2018, make sure to get your own copy by downloading it to your digital archives.
Also, make sure to visit … Read the rest
Come and listen to Jose Sierra's presentation "Two Countries One Lie". Mr. Sierra will talk about the various treaties between Mexico and the United States and of the injustices done to Tejanos by both the Mexican and American governments. This historical/heritage presentation is a must for anyone whose ancestors lived in Texas.
Joe Sierra's presentation is usually two and a… Read the rest
An early family of the Villa of Camargo is that of Antonio de la Garza and Margarita de la Serna. They are listed in the 1753 Census of Camargo but they are not listed in the 1757 census.
It might be that by 1757 they had left Camargo. We do find one of their sons, Leonardo de la Garza, getting … Read the rest
Here is the Recap of my Presentation “Researching Your Ancestors in the Rio Grande Valley”. Make sure to watch it to learn about the best places to do research when visiting the RGV. Moises Garza talks about how to plan your trip and also he will provide you with the various local archives in the Rio Grande Valley of where
One of the early settling families of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Ana Maria Guajardo and Jose Jacinto Pena. In reality, Jose Jacinto died September 7, 1734 in Linares, Nuevo Leon. It was Ana Maria Guajardo that helped settle Camargo and Meir along with her children. In the 1757 census of Mier Ana Maria is listed; "Doña Ana Maria … Read the rest
One of the early settling families of Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Juan Joseph Gutierrez de Castro and Maria Olaya Gutierrez de Lara. In the 1757 census of Mier they are listed as follows; "Don Juan Gutierrez, casado con Doña Maria Gutierrez, seis hijos y en sus compania otra parienta, armas, quince caballos y un burro".
I have … Read the rest
Come and listen to our Presentation Researching Your Ancestors in the Rio Grande Valley to learn about the best places to do research when visiting the RGV. Moises Garza will be talking about how to plan your trip and also will provide you with the various local archives in the Rio Grande Valley of where you can search for your