2011 November

1920 Civil Marriage of Yldefonso Zamora Mendoza and Felipa Rios Gonzalez in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1920 Civil Marriage transcription of Yldefonso Zamora Mendoza and Felipa Rios Gonzalez. Yldefonso Zamora Mendoza is my great-grandfather though my mothers paternal side of the family. He was the father of Juan Tanguma my grandfather. Elena Tanguma had him out of wedlock with Yldefonso. You can check out the family group […]

Genealogical Studies of Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

If your genealogy research has led you to Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico then you are aware that many of it’s records have not been indexed by FamilySearch. But you are in luck www.eagleknight.com is a great resource when it comes to Cadereyta. They also have a great article about Paleography And Reading Spanish Genealogy Records. They have three […]

My Papa Lalo, Don Eulalio Contreras Garza

This guest post is brought to you by David Cantú Garcia. It is an awesome story and you will enjoy reading it. Thanks David for sharing. What a man, he made all the John Wayne’s look like punks. Papa Lalo, as I called him, was my father’s foster father and his baptismal Padrino, but he was […]

Family Tree Builder – One of My Favorite Genealogy Software Programs

I have been using Family Tree Builder since I can remember, for sure since before 2005. As time goes on it has evolved into a more robust solution to manage your family tree. If you are looking for a good program to manage your family’s information and don’t have much money, you are in luck. […]

1881 Index of Marriages in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1881 index image of marriages of the Civil Registry of Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon Mexico. Please note that the official at that time just listed the names that appeared on that year by male or female and in alphabetical order. I listed them in male and female columns and wrote their last name followed by […]

Guest Post: Victor Garcia and Guadalupe Alanis – A Love Story

This guest post is brought to you by Michael Garcia. After reading a recent post by Moises about his great grandparents’ relationship, I thought I would follow in kind and share a love story from my own family’s history. The following story was told to me by my aunt, with additional information added by her […]

Crimson Editor for Your Genealogy Website

Ok i’ll be honest this might not be nearly remotely related to genealogy, unless you count modifying your genealogy website, then it is a great tool. I use Crimson Editor to modify the template to this website. Also it is excellent to modifying templates for WordPress. I discovered this great tool years ago and use […]

1923 Marriage Index of Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following images are of the index of the marriages that took place in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in 1923. Following the images you can find a transcript of them for easier searching and also easier browsing. Cut out of original images: FamilySearch > Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > Los Aldamas > Matrimonios […]

Updated the Resources Page

I have just finished updating the resource page on this blog. I will be doing the updates once a month, that way I list every resource I mention the previous month. Check them out, by the way should I some how mark the new resources added with new label or just list them with no indication of which are […]

Remembering Our Heroes

Since the birth of this country countless men and women, born in this country and other countries, have paid the ultimate price to protect our ideals, our freedoms, and our way of life. Here are some resources to help us never forget them and at the end are some links to help support our soldiers who […]