Early Settlers of Saltillo: Juan Martinez Guajardo and Isabel Flores de Valdez

Juan Martinez Guajardo and Isabel Flores de Valdez

An early settling family of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico is that of Juan Martinez Guajardo and Isabel Flores de Valdez.

Juan Martinez Guajardo is the son of Francisco Martinez Guajardo and Ines Rodriguez Navarro.

The parents of Isabel Flores de Valdez are Rodrigo Flores de Valdez and Maria Isabel Salazar Trevino,

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Presentation “Conversos: A Secret Past”

Conversos_ A Secret Past

Come and listen to Maria Theresa Hernandez PhD presentation "Conversos: A Secret Past". For some families, identity contains a hidden surprise.

One of the earliest groups of crypto-Jews, or conversos, was brought to North America by Luis de Carvajal y de la Cueva in the 16th century and populated northern Mexico and southern Texas. Some abandoned allegiance to Judaism, gradually

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