A Mexico civil death registration record confirms that great-aunt Celedenia Robledo died at just 18 months of age, one year prior to the family immigrated to the U.S. She is the older sister that my grandfather never knew.
A few weeks ago, while strategically perusing through Mexico Civil Birth Registrations for as-yet-unfound birth records for the two children born to my great-grandparents when the family still lived in Mexico, I made an unexpected discovery. I came across the birth registration for a third child born in Mexico–a daughter named Celedenia Robledo.
Prison records, case registers, newspapers, and census records confirm a dark episode from our family history.
The recent discovery of an obituary and death record for great-grandmother Laura Mae Fields leads to finding a rural Texas newspaper announcement of her marriage to Andrew Jackson Pace.
Continuing to piece together the life story of my husband’s great-grandmother Laura Mae (Fields) Pace, who died tragically young. This time focusing on her childhood through census documents, and then her migration around Texas following marriage and motherhood.
The discovery last week of a death certificate and newspaper death notice for daughter Clara Irene Pace helps me bust down a several year-long brick wall regarding Irene’s mother, Laura Mae (Fields) Pace.
My husband’s maternal grandfather’s sister Irene dies tragically at just 15 years old from meningitis. A newfound newspaper brief and death certificate finally provided documented evidence of family lore.