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Genealogy Resources for Nayarit

Genealogy Resources for Nayarit

The first known European to enter into the area now known as Nayarit was Francisco Cortés. He claimed the area for Spain as part of the colony of Nueva Galicia. The Spaniards invaded the area, led by Nuño de Guzman, but their brutality caused the indigenous inhabitants to revolt, in …