I have an interest in learning about the José Matías Longoria's sons--Crisóstomo Longoria , whose son Santiago Longoria founded Rancho Longoreño in Matamoros around 1774, and where my mother , a direct descendent of José Matías Longoria, was born . I visited many times in my youth Rancho Longoreño; and my ancesters there would talk also of a Rancho La Canasta, and Barranquillas. Anyone know something about this subject??
Also, anyone have information on Santiago Longoria, son of Crisóstomo? Or Santiago's daughter Doña Beatriz, and whose daughter Doña Gregoria was my great grandmother. Her son Don Silvestre López was my granddad, and inherited this land in Matamoros from his mom Doña Gregoria.The Longoria family were all blue eyes, and blondish looking attesting to their Celtic and Germanic genes from Asturias, Spain, that was inhabited B.Christ by clans of Celtic and Visigoths.
I am hoping to hear from anyone and all.
Saludos de un primo,
Lino García,Jr., Ph.D