thanks for the reply. i do not have information about the jalisco branch of the Lemus family. i do know that there are many music stores in guadalajara, jalisco owned by the Lemus family.
my focus is in the purandiro, michoacan and las ranas, michoacan areas
it is such a challenge
i am seeking to verify that there was a capitan lemus who went through michoacan during the cortez era. if accurate, that would give me a lead on the early origin of the Lemus name in mexico & michoa can
my maternal side is Gurrola (Egurrola) from the Durango area. my uncle has worked on this side of the family for over 50 yrs and has us going back to the 4th century . he produced a great book titled:
Gurrola: 500 years in the New World. it took a lot of perseverence & skill to do this.