Introduction and my Quiralta, Quiralte, Quirarte research.
Hi there all, I am glad to be part of the group, I've been (a bit at a time and slowly) researching my last name for little more than ten years now, although strictly talking about genealogy I just started a couple of years ago. Since the Internet is my only way of research I still need to find many links and pieces of information.
My research took me to the city of Nombre de Dios in Durango, in the second half of the 1600's, The film for this location and time is quite a challenge and unfortunately the time I got to review it, I wasn't doing genealogy yet therefore I couln't provide with a more detailed information like names and families other than my subjects but I am suspecting that some of them also lived in Zacatacas, I hope to revisit the files in order to extend the documentation since many records where skipped during the indexing at FamilySearch,(Film # 654868)
From there one of my ancestors moved to Nochistlán, Zacatecas and his children married among the Lozano, Leonel de Cervantes, Moscoso, Sandoval, Rodrigues de Frias.
One of my questions is about the town/village they mostly lived in, I noticed that the mentioned families lived in places like Los Lozanos, Los Mercados, Los Sandovales, Los Duranes/ Monte de los Duranes, etc. but there is this place that I can't locate geographically, named San Nicolas y Flores, (also San Nicolas, San Nicolas de Flores) in Nochistlán, I apreciate any information you may know of it.
From Zacatecas many Families moved around Nueva Galicia and end up all around Jalisco y Zacatecas.
I am also looking for the Rodriguez de Santa Ana (whom I am suspecting came also from Nombre de Dios, Durango). in particular there is a Fabian Rodriguez de Santa Ana married with Bernarda Gertrudis Ramires (or Mejía) whose kids born in Nochistlán.
I have a website where I am putting all my findings, is going to be updated constantly https://sites.google.com/site/quiralrte/
This is also my file http://www.nuestrosranchos.com/en/RJQ
Thank you for any information or comment, any help is greatly appreciated.