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Presa de la Boquilla

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Presa de la Boquilla

Posted: 16 May 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 25 Jun 2001 12:47PM GMT
Surnames: Sielski, Zamora
My grandfather, John Stewart Sielski of Texas, was part of an American team that worked on a construction project that is described in a memory book as Presa de la Boquilla, Cia Agricola y de Fuerza Electrica del Rio Conchos, Sta. Rosalia, Mexico, between 1910 and 1913. I take this to be a dam project, based on information contained in the book. According to family lore, it was in this place where he met my grandmother, Ernestina Zamora, whose father was a magistrate of a nearby town. However, the information in the family bible says that Ernestina was from Puebla, actually a place written as "Necaxa." Ernestina and John returned to Texas with my mother as an infant during a period of fighting in Mexico. They are said to have come on a flatbed railcar with other American engineers. If someone knows of this project or of the town mentioned, I would appreciate the information. Thank you.
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fleamom 16 May 2000 12:00PM GMT 
SandyCurd 28 May 2000 12:00PM GMT 
aprilleake 29 May 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Gicela 11 Aug 2003 10:48PM GMT 
aangelicabola... 1 Dec 2008 2:05AM GMT 
Gil Solorzano 29 May 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Hector Portillo 17 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
SandyCurd 13 Jul 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Antonio Nunez & Suzi Gonzalez 14 Nov 2000 12:00PM GMT 
SandyCurd 14 Nov 2000 12:00PM GMT 
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