Captain Blas María de la Garza Falcón: colonizer of South Texas
A biography of Blas María de la Garza Falcón born in 1712 near Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico the son of Governor Blas de la Garza Falcón III (1673-1736) and Doña Beatriz de Villarreal. He married 1 Jan 1731 Doña Catarina Gómez de Castro. He died in 1767 in Camargo, Tamps., Mexico. He helped to colonize southern Texas, explored the coast and established a mission to christen the Indians.
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58 Garza Falcón 60 Garza acres Archives Arcón Austin Brownsville Camargo Cameron County Candida Captain Blas María Captain Miguel Cerralvo Cesario children were born Chiltipin colonization colony of Nuevo Corpus Christi Cortina daughter of Don declare Diego Ortiz Parrilla Don José Don Josef Don Juan José Doña Francisca Estefana explore Felipe Roque Fuente Fernández García Cavazos Goceascoechea Gómez de Castro Guerra Heritage in Texas Hinojosa Indians Isla Blanca José de Escandón Joseph Antonio Juan José Manuel Juan Manuel Kenedy County known land grant Laureano leagues Marcos Alonso María Josefa María Rita marriage as follows married Doña Matamoros Mexico Monterrey Nicolás Ballí Nueces County Nueces River Nuevo León Nuevo Santander Padre Island Paul Schuster Taylor Pedro Portilla present day presidio Provincias Internas Ramirez Refugio Reynosa San Juana Santa Petronila Ranch Santos Coy settlement settlers Sierra Gorda South Texas Spanish Tamaulipas Tijerina Treviño viceroy Villa Villarreal Ynojosa