In this post I talk about a book dedicated to the founders of Nueva Galicia. It is titled Fundadores de Nueva Galicia Guadalajara Tomo I.
The author of this book is none other than Guillermo Garmendia Leal who is known for his extensive work and publications about Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
This book, Fundadores de Nueva Galicia" is an excellent resource for anyone researching their genealogy in the area that used to belong to Nueva Galicia.
I myself have ancestry there in the middle to late 1500's. Also, one of the chapters of this book focuses on the descendants of my 12th great grandparents Diego Temiño de Velasco and Francisca de Alcozer.
It also contains numerous genealogical extractions that will be very helpful to any researcher looking for ancestors. Below I list the table of contents so that you can see if it may be of interest to you.
Book Cover of Founders of Nueva Galicia, Fundadores de Nueva Galicia Guadalajara Tomo I
Table of Contents of Founders of Nueva Galicia
Introduccion - Pg. 1
El PAdron de Tetlan en 1541 - Pg. 6
Expedicion de Coronado, 1540-1542 - Pg. 15
Familias de Guadalajara - Pg. 26
Diego Flores de al Torre, 1537-1671 - Pg. 81
Vecinos de la Nueva Galicia
- Soldados de NUño de Guzman, 1529 - Pg. 100
- Otros pobladores, 1529-1556 - Pg. 105
- Encomenderos, 1532-1650 - Pg. 116
- Familias de Nochistlan, 1629-1650 - Pg. 124
- Familias de Tlatelongo, 1626-1643 - Pg. 132
- Vecinos de Ayahualulco, 1627-1639 - Pg. 139
La Familia Tremiño Pg. 142
Gobernadores de la N. Galicia y N. Vizcaya - Pg. 165
Bibliografia - Pg. 166
About the Author
Don Guillermo Garmendia Leal is a researcher and author whose focus is making genealogical resources available of places that little has been published on. His main focus is the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
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