Your John Chavez Alaniz sounds related to my grandfather Gilbert Chavez Alaniz...Possible brother?
I am looking for information on my grandfather Gilbert Chavez Alaniz(born @ 1905 - 1924 in Robstown, Tx raised in Shiner, Tx) married to Pauline Gonzalez(brn 1924 from Yoakum, Tx). They had 9 children Gilbert Jr., Daniel, Ruby, Estella, Marin, Fred, Emilio, Silvia & Teresa. He died late 60's. His parents names are Juan Alaniz and Maria Chavez Juan’s brothers were : Marin, Daniel, Lupe, Juan, Arturo. I do not know the names of my grandfather's sibley's My grandparents(gilbert and pauline came to Houstonfrom shiner and raised there family here.All my uncle’s and cousins still live here.Is there a connection between my family and yours?I look forward to hearing from you. firstname.lastname@example.org