I was researching this family just earlier this month for possible relation but still unsure until I make further connections with families from abt 1800's in mayaguez, puerto rico. here is ALL I hve collected for this couple. I pray it is information that will bless you and lead you further in your research.
Here are my notes thus far:
there are over 25 records in familysearch.org that I have discovered and am feeling there is a connection to my great grandmother. Guadalupe in her lifetime I have found used several surnames that I know must have been relative to her. These surnames are as follows; NIEVA APONTE PEREZ MUNIZ. MUNIZ I was told was a possible name change to the surname QUINONES. Her daugthers were found using MUNIZ on the census. Today I have discovered one name in particular of great interest and I believe to be valuable information. I searched in SPAIN for surname APONTE and one person of the CANARY ISLANDS appeared out of thousands of residents. Her name is CATALINA APONTE born abt Birth:Birth:
abt 1531,1536, 1543,1545,1548,1549, 1550,1554
Garachico, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain or La Graciosa