Death Certificate for Luis Gamboa, 1956

Below is the death certificate for Luis Gamboa, son of Andres Gamboa and Candelaria Hernandez. He died on 16 Jun 1956 in Alice, Texas. It is possible that the father named here is the same Andres Gamboa who raised a family with Francisca Gamboa.

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LDS microfilm info:

 

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3QN-5KX : accessed 24 Jan 2013), Luis Gamboa, 1956; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

 

name: Luis Gamboa
event: Death
event date: 16 Jun 1956
event place: Alice, Jim Wells, Texas, United States
gender: Male
marital status: Married
birth date: 28 May 1876
birthplace: Rio Grande, Texas
father’s name: Andres Gamboa
mother’s name: Candelaria Hernandez
certificate number: 31853
film number: 2114766
digital folder number: 005145250
image number: 01154
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Social Security Application of Estefana Gamboa Arrizola, 1942

Below is the 1942 Social Security application for Estefana Gamboa, daughter of Andres Gamboa and Francisca Gamboa, wife of Arcadio Arrizola. At the time, she was living in Edinburg. Both of her parents were named in the record.

(No further documentation for this image, which was provided by researcher Erin Rivera. Many thanks!)

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Death Certificate of Antonia Gamboa Cavasos, 1975

Below is the death certificate for Antonia Gamboa Cavazos, daughter of Andres Gamboa and Francisca Gamboa. She died on 27 Jan 1975 in Bishop, Texas where she had lived for 21 years and, like her sister Santos, had owned and run a grocery. Her father was named, but the name of her mother was crossed out and “unknown” written instead. Her late husband was not named, but her only known daughter, Mrs. Mary Sanchez, was the informant.

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LDS microfilm info:

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K38P-3FG : accessed 23 Jan 2013), Antonia G Cavazos, 1975; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

name: Antonia G Cavazos
event: Death
event date: 27 Jan 1975
event place: Bishop, Nueces, Texas, United States
gender: Female
marital status: Widowed
birth date: 10 May 1899
birthplace: Hidalgo, Texas
father’s name: Andres Gamboa
mother’s name:
certificate number: 05054
film number: 2243875
digital folder number: 005145749
image number: 01279
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Death Certificate for Teodoro Medina, 1930

Below is the LDS microfilm infor for the death certificate of Teodoro Medina (aka Teodoso in this record). He died in 1930 in Hidalgo County, Texas and was possibly the widower of Francisca Gamboa, daughter of Andres & Francisca Gamboa. See disussion in the post on Francisca’s death certificate.

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K339-1FL : accessed 23 Jan 2013), Teodoso Medina, 1930; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

name: Teodoso Medina
event: Death
event date: 22 Nov 1930
event place: , Hidalgo, Texas, United States
gender: Male
marital status: Widowed
birth date:
birthplace: San Fernand, Mexico
father’s name: Candelario Medina
mother’s name: San Juana Gamboa
certificate number: 53782
film number: 2135428
digital folder number: 005145143
image number: 01831
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Death Certificate of Francisca Gamboa, 1923

Below is the death certificate for Francisca Gamboa, daughter of Andres Gamboa and Francisca Gamboa. She died of unknown causes on 4 Sep 1923 in Edinburg, Texas at just 25 years old. Her mother Francisca Gamboa was the informant. Her husband was not named, but in 1930, a Teodoro Medina died in Hidalgo County, He was a widower, and his late wife’s name was given as Francisca Gamboa.

Teodoro was also born in San Fernando, Tamaulipas in Mexico, a town where Luis Gamboa (a son of Francisco, brother of Enocencio, and possibly father of Andres) is known to have lived and had children. Teodoro’s mother was named San Juana Gamboa, and her age (in the 1930 census of San Fernando) was right to be a daughter of Luis Gamboa and his wife Barbara Rodriguez. In other words, Teodoro would have been his wife Francisca’s first and second cousin.

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LDS microfilm info:

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3C1-W6X : accessed 23 Jan 2013), Francisca Gamboa, 1923; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

name: Francisca Gamboa
event: Death
event date: 04 Sep 1923
event place: Edinburg, Hidalgo, Texas, United States
gender: Male
marital status: Married
birth date: Sep 1898
birthplace: , Texas
father’s name: Andres Gamboa
mother’s name: Francisca Gamboa
certificate number: 27157
film number: 2074873
digital folder number: 005145630
image number: 01711
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Death Certificate of Luis Gamboa, 1922

Below is the death certificate for Luis Gamboa, son of Andres Gamboa and Francisca Gamboa. He died of a fever on 22 Jan 1922 in Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas. The record names his parents and reports that he was single.

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LDS microfilm info:

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3C6-BP2 : accessed 23 Jan 2013), Luis Gambon, 1922; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

name: Luis Gambon
event: Death
event date: 22 Jan 1922
event place: Edinburg, Hidalgo, Texas, United States
gender: Male
marital status: Single
birth date: 1887
birthplace: , Texas
father’s name: Aroves Gambon
mother’s name: Francisca Gambon
certificate number: 1912
film number: 2074474
digital folder number: 005145599
image number: 01940
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Death Certificate of Francisco Gamboa, 1950

Below is the death certificate for Francisco Gamboa, son of Andres Gamboa and Francisca Gamboa. He was murdered at his dairy on 13 Feb 1950 near the town of Elsa in Hidalgo County, Texas. The record names his parents and gives his birthplace as the La Coma Ranch, which is just north of Edinburg, where his parents lived out their last years.

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LDS microfilm info:

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K34S-W14 : accessed 23 Jan 2013), Francisco Gamboa, 1950; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

name: Francisco Gamboa
event: Death
event date: 13 Feb 1950
event place: Elsa, Hidalgo, Texas, United States
gender: Male
marital status: Married
birth date: 25 Mar 1890
birthplace: Hidalgo, Texas
father’s name: Andreas Gamboa
mother’s name: Francisca Gamboa
certificate number: 15503
film number: 2074338
digital folder number: 005145445
image number: 03307
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Death Certificate of Santos Gamboa, 1973

Below is the death certificate for Santos Gamboa, daughter of Andres Gamboa and Francisca Gamboa. She died on 21 Jun 1973 in Edinburg, Texas, and was the widow of (first) Paulino Serda and (second) Juan Garza. Her parents were named, and her place of birth was given as the La Coma Ranch, which is just north of Edinburg. Her brother Francisco’s death certificate also gives the same ranch as his birthplace in 1890.

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LDS microfilm info:

“Texas, Deaths (New Index, New Images), 1890-1976,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K38K-JFS : accessed 23 Jan 2013), Santos Gamboa Garza, 1973; citing State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.

name: Santos Gamboa Garza
event: Death
event date: 21 Jun 1973
event place: Edinburg, Hidalgo, Texas, United States
gender: Female
marital status: Widowed
birth date: 01 Apr 1880
birthplace: La Coma, Texas
father’s name: Andress Gamboa
mother’s name: Francisca Gamboa
certificate number: 54074
film number: 2242846
digital folder number: 005145741
image number: 02454
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Marriage of Paulino Serda & Santos Gamboa, 1898

Below is the Catholic marriage record for Paulino Serda and Santos Gamboa on 16 November 1898. They married in Hidalgo County, Texas, but their marriage was recorded in the nearest church, which was in neighboring Starr County. The record mentions their parents (Donaciano Serda, Lorenza Ruiz, Andres Gamboa & Francisca Gamboa) but little other information. The padrinos (godparents), Alberto Vela & Carlota Vela, were both the children of Macedonio Vela and Mercedes Chapa, the owners of La Noria Cardenas Ranch. Paulino Serda and the Velas all had recent Zamora ancestry and chances are that they knew that they were related. In any case, Paulino probably spent most or all of his life on the ranch, and the families would have been long-time acquaintances.

Cropped photocopy:

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Photo of Francisca Gamboa

This large, oval photo of Francisca Gamboa, daughter of Enocencio Gamboa & Antonia Car, was hanging in the home of daughter Santos Gamboa Garza. It eventually passed to her daughter Andrea Serda Valenzuela, then to my mother, who related to me that it was her grandmother Santos identified the person in the photo as her mother, Francisca Gamboa.

Francisca Gamboa

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