2013 October

The Museum of South Texas History In Edinburg Celebrates El Dia de Los Muertos

El Dia de Los Muertos is fast approaching and The Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg will be celebrating it. I will be attending and taking my little son along. I hope that he likes it. Bellow you will find a flyer that they are passing out. It contains more information about El Dia […]

Guerrero Viejo Field Guide to a City Found and Lost

Guerrero Viejo Filed Guide to a City Found and Lost was written by William E. Doolittle and Oscar I Maldonado back in 2008 and is an excellent 29 page eBook about Guerrero Viejo, that is available for free to anyone wishing to download it. This eBook is a great resource for anyone researching Guerrero Viejo or […]

Decree That Gives The Category of City to the Old Town Villa de Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The following is the transcription and translation of the 1871 decree that elevates Mier from villa to city. The original document is housed in the Archives of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas Mexico. This is just a piece of local history that some of our ancestors were part of. Transcription: Decreto Que Otorga La Cateegoria de Ciudad […]

Judge Agapito “Cuate” Molina, South Texas History Volume 1 Issue 5

Another great issue of the South Texas History magazine published by the Jim Hogg County Enterprise, this is the fifth issue published on April 24, 2013. If you are interested in Hebbronville, surrounding communities, and its genealogy you definitely have to check this issue out.

Alcaldes (Mayors) of Monterey Nuevo, Leon, Mexico from 1596 to 2012

Where your ancestors ever mayors of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico? Now you can check and include it in your genealogy research. The following is a list of all the mayors for Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The very first one is Diego de Montemayor my 11th great grandfather. Many others in this list are also my […]

Capilla De La Mission De Roma Marriages 1853 to 1869 (Present day Roma, Texas)

On September the 23rd I received an email from Gregory Hernandez letting me know about his book Capilla de la Mission de Roma Marriages 1853 to 1869. This book covers the marriages that occurred in this church from March 4, 1853 thru April 15, 1869. I know  that this book will be of great interest to […]

A.C. Jones First Jim Hogg County Judge South Texas History Volume 1 Issue 4

This is another issue of the South Texas History magazine published by the Jim Hogg County Enterprise, this is the fourth issue published on February 27, 2013. If you are interested in Hebbronville, surrounding communities, and its genealogy you definitely have to check this issue out.

Branching Out: Genealogy Workshop 2013

I was invited back in July to be one of the speakers for the Brownsville Historical Association’s Branching Out: Genealogy Workshop 2013. This workshop took place yesterday October the 5th. I had lots of fun, meet great people, and I learned allot from each of the other speakers.

Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Nine by Crispin Rendon

Here is another great eBook for your Genealogy research. Two days ago I received another email from Crispin Rendon letting us now that he had just published the 9th Volume of his project Families of Salinas Vcitoria, Nuevo leon, Mexico. As you know this eBook is invaluable if your ancestors are from this area. I […]

Somos Primos 157th Online Issue is Out

Yesterday I received an email from Mimi Lozano advising that the Somos Primos 157th Online Issue was out. Bellow you will find the email in it’s entirety and the link at the very top is where you can go to read this issue. I am sharing this since I know that it is of great […]