Presentation “Exploring the Guanche Roots of Francisco Baez de Benavides”

Exploring the Guanche Roots of Francisco Baez de Benavides

Join us June 13, 2021 for Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards presentation "Exploring the Guanche Roots of Francisco Baez de Benavides". The presentation will be posted at 2:00 PM CST on our website. If you are a member of Las Villas del Norte, on that date, just log in to our website to enjoy the presentation. Not a member yet? You can join here: https://lasvillasdelnorte.com/become-a-member/

More About Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards

Dr. Beatrice de León Edwards is a retired school district assistant superintendent, part-time professor, and author of local history books and articles. She has given presentations on the historical context of genealogical individuals and groups.

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Title: Exploring the Guanche Roots of Francisco Baez de Benavides

Summary: Many Hispanics are descended from Francisco Baez de Benavides (1594 – 1666), a well-known, prosperous landowner in the Monterrey, Nuevo León area of New Spain. He is considered the progenitor of the Benavides surname in Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Texas. In this presentation, his Canary Island Guanche roots are further explored.

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