My mother is Delfina Gonzalez Lopez born 1924 in San Bernardo (near Santa Maria del Oro) Durango. Her father was jose Roman Gonzalez b. aug. 9, 1894. His father was Matias Gonzalez born around 1860? illigitamately to Simon Michel b. 1820's ? the mother was Maria del Refugio gonzalez. The Michel's were a french family that settled in the state of Durango and lived on el "Rancho de los Michel's I visited the church in San Bernardo, Durango and have lot's of information on Gonzalez relatives after 1860's on family born near or around there. But none on the Michel part of the family. Same with the lopez name. Jose Roman (he was Municipal governor of San Bernardoaround 1920's he married Beatriz Lopez Burciaga b. 1897 of the same city, her parents were Ignacio Lopez and Pascuala Burciaga. the lopez family were said to be Arabs that settled in Durango.