Category Archives: Early Settlers of Revilla

Early Settlers of Revilla: Cristobal Baez de Benavides and Maria Rita Cuellar

Cristobal Baez de Benavides and Maria Rita Cuellar

One of the early settling families of Revilla (Ciudad Guerrero), Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Cristobal Baez de Benavides and Maria Rita Cuellar. They are listed on the 1757 census of Revilla as follows: "Don Cristobal Benavidez, casado con Doña Maria Cuellar, siete hijos, armas, cuarenta caballos y dos burros".

Cristobal Baez de Benavides is the son of Juan Baez … Read the rest

Early Settlers of Revilla: Jose Felix Herrera and Angela Josefa Gutierrez de Lara

Jose Felix Herrera and Angela Josefa Gutierrez de Lara

One of the early settling families of Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Jose Felix Herrera and Angela Josefa Gutierrez de Lara. In the 1757 census of Mier they are listed as follows; "Don Jose de Herrera, ausente, casado con Doña Isabel Benavidez, cuatro sirvientes, todas armas y cuatro caballos".

The parents of Jose Felix de Herrera are Joseph … Read the rest