2013 April

Captain Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon Colonizer of South Texas

The following is an excellent book about Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon whom was the son of General Blas de la Garza Falcon (1673-1736), governor of the province of Coahuila from 1723 to 1729 and 1733 to 1735, and Dona Beatriz de Villarreal. He was born in or near Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in 1712. He married Dona […]

1896 Civil Registry Death Index for Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

This is the 1896 Civil Registry Death Index for Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. You can find the index images at; Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002 > Mier > Defunciones 1886-1896 Pgs. 508 -510

Joseph Manuel Ayala and Josepha Antonia Cantu, 1732 Marriage In Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1732 marriage record for my wife’s 6th great grandparents Joseph Manuel Ayala and Josepha Antonia Cantu. They married in Monterrey Nuevo, Leon Mexico. The following document indicates that Manuel’s parents were Nicolas de Ayala and Antonia de la Garza. Josepha’s parents are listed as Joseph Cantu and Gertrudis de la Garza. The document also indicates that they had received a dispensation for being […]

11 Websites to Help You Find your Ancestors and Break Brick Walls

The following list contains 11 websites that I use constantly to find my ancestors or gather clues to break my brick walls. If you are not using them you are missing out. 

1880 Death Index of China, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the transcription to the 1880 Death Index of China, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed in alphabetical order by last name. Unfortunately some of the page numbers to the left column can not be read. See Original Image used for transcription.

Get a Hard Drive in the Cloud: Online Storage for your Genealogy Research

What if the files you need are on your laptop, but you’re on the road with your iPhone or Android device? With the following service, you store files online and then access them anywhere, anytime, on any device. Having a back up plan for your Genealogy research and files should be one of your main […]

Lauro Garza Marroquin

Lauro Garza Marroquin was born in June 8, 1944 to Eulalio Garza Lopez and Dominga Marroquin Gonzalez. He is the third of six children. Chances are that you have never heard about him and you will probably not hear about him from anyone other than me, Moises Garza, his fourth son. He is not famous, […]

1920 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1920 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order.

Captain Bartolome Gonzalez and His Descendants – Book By Joel Rene Escobar y Saenz

Captain Bartolome Gonzalez is my 11th great grandfather through four different lines. The following book titled “Captain Bartolome Gonzalez and His Descendants” was written and published by Joel Rene Escobar y Saenz.

New Look of We Are Cousins

I am at it again! After a month of testing and trying out the new hosting provider for this blog, I have changed the look and also added back the social networking and forum features. Unfortunately at this moment they are closed for access. My original plans for these features have changed, but I will be providing you with more information in a […]