An early family of Mier, is that of Alonso (Ildefonso) Garcia Lugo and Maria Tomasa de la Garza. In the 1757 Census of Mier they are listed as follows, "Alfonso Garcia, casado con Doña Tomasa de la Garza, tiene seis hijos, armas y ocho caballos."
I have found that Alonso also went by the names of Ildefonso and Alfonso. To … Read the rest
Las Villas del Norte Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 1 is out and ready for you to enjoy. If you are a member of Las Villas del Norte you can get your free copy here.
This is the first issue of Las Villas del Norte newsletter for the year 2020.
In this issue you will find all the articles published
One of the early settling families of Revilla is that of Jose Gutierrez de Lara and Maria Teresa Gertrudis Villarreal Palfin. They are mentioned in the 1757 census of Revilla as follows: "Don Jose Gutierrez, casado con Doña Teresa Gertrudis, nueve hijos, armas, doce caballos y una mula."
The parents of Jose are Cristobal Gutierrez de Lara and Isabel Maria … Read the rest
Join us for this presentation to learn how to how to start your family tree. You will also learn about genealogical databases, tools, and resources to use. This presentation is perfect for beginners and even if you are at a more advanced level you will still get one or two valuable nuggets from this presentation.
The presentation will be March
Here is my recap of Roberto Canales presentation "Cavazos Family History: Discoveries From 40 Years Research". I particularly interested in listening to this presentation since I myself have many Cavazos in my family tree. Below is the outline of the presentation and what you can expect to learn in each section.
We recorded the presentation and if you
An early settling family of Laredo is that of Salvador Gonzalez and Anna Maria Lozano. Salvador received porcion 14 on the south side of the river.
Salvador and Anna were originally from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.
He was the son of Juan Gonzalez Hidalgo and Maria Cantu. Anna Maria was the daughter of Nicolas Lozano and Juana Dios de la Garza.… Read the rest
An early family of Saltillo was that of Alonso de Cepeda and Bernarda Herrera. They lived in the late 1600s and early 1700s. Here you will find their family group showing their children and who they married.
Alonso was the son of Ambrosio de Cepeda and Juana de la Fuente, he married twice. He married Bernarda Herrera who was the … Read the rest
Come and listen to Robert Cavazos present on a small branch of a large family tree that goes all the way to the first Cavazos (Captain Juan Cavazos) in New Spain. You will also learn about the many interesting items he has found such as the largest land grant (San Juan de Carricitos) awarded by the King of Spain, to
Here you can read the presentation recap of "Tracing My Mother's Ancestors From Revilla to San Ygnacio, Texas" by professor Gonzalez. In it he talks about his pioneering ancestors who founded Revilla nowadays Guerrero, Tamaulipas, and others that arrived there a few decades later. He also provides valuable information as to how to publish our own family histories.
An early family fo Cerralvo is that of Jose Antonio Benavides and Francisca Javiera Vela. Here you will find their children and who they married.
The marriage records for Cerralvo are missing prior to 1756 and thus I think that trying to recreate family groups that lived before and or immediately after this date is very important.
I can only … Read the rest