One of the early settling families of Laredo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico is that of Joseph Cayetano Salinas and Isabel Maria de Trevino. They are listed in the 1757 census of Laredo as follows "Don Jose Salinas, casado con Isabel Treviño, un hijo, todas armas y dos caballos".
I have yet to find out who the parents of Joseph Cayetano Salinas … Read the rest
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,
Here are the names of their children and whom they … Read the rest
Come and learn about the resources and tools that Las Villas del Norte has to offer to it's members. Learn how you can use them in your own genealogical research to find your ancestors and or learn more about Genealogy and DNA research.
The presentation will be May 19 at 2:00 PM at the Speer Memorial Library located at 801
One of the early settling families of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico is that of Bernabe de las Casas and Beatriz Navarro. Bernabe is a very interesting character. He was in New Mexico with Juan de Oñate where he married the widow, Beatriz Navarro, of Alonso de Sosa.
They both moved to Nuevo Leon where Benabe became a very wealthy man … Read the rest
This is a recap of the presentation by Dr. Marie-Therese Hernandez "Conversos: A Secret Past" for Las Villas del Norte.
In it she talked about 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
One of the early settling families of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Juan Cavazos and Esmeregilda de Ochoa. They were originally from Monterrey and are listed in the 1750 census of Reynosa.
Juan Cavazos is the son of Juan Cavazos and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro.
The parents of Esmeregilda de Ochoa are Blas de Ochoa de Elejalde and Antonia … Read the rest
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
An early settling family of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Diego Vela and Maria de las Casas. In the 17 57 census of Camargo they are listed as follows: "Domingo Vela, casado con Maira de las Casas, tiene cinco hijos, todas armas y tres caballos".
I have yet to discover who their parents are. All I can do is … Read the rest
An early settling family of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Maria Rita Lopez de Jaen and Jose Juan Bautista Chapa. In the 1757 census of Mier Maria Rita is listed as follows: "Doña Maria Rita Lopez, viuda, tiene seis hijos y diez caballos".
Both Maria Rita Lopez de Jaen and Jose Juan Bautista Chapa are also listed on the … Read the rest
Manuel Hinojosa's presentation 'Nuevo Santander Roots" was eye opening. He depicted important seventeenth and eighteen century leaders and their families. He also shared his travels on the same caminos taken by these early pioneers to New Spain and the early settlements in Nuevo Leon and ending on Las Villas del Norte.
An excellent presentation for any genealogist, and family