2014 February

1757 Census of The Villa of Reynosa – El Padron de 1757 de la Villa de Reynosa

The following is the 1757 Census of the Villa of Reynosa that was conducted by Jose Tienda de Cuervo. I do hope that it does help you out in your genealogy research. It is interesting to note that the document refers to the Villas name as being Villa de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas […]

Los Gutierrez de Revilla: 1756 -1875

Has your genealogy research lead you to family in Revilla? If so this great book by Jose Felipe De La Pena titled “Los Gutierrez de Revilla 1756 – 1875 will be of interest to you. He made this book out of microfilm found at the Family Search Library. Specifically LSD Film #1511726 and #116285. Film #1511726 contains copies of the […]

Marriages of Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico: 1689-1822

Marriages of Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico: 1689-1822 During the Spanish Colonial Era is an excellent book for anyone researching their ancestry in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico. I had come across this book about a year ago and honestly I have no idea why I had not shared it with you. This book is available free of charge […]

“Buenos Dias dele Dios” (God give you a good day) by David Cantu

David Cantu shares with us stories about his life and the very important people that he has meet along the way, specially those that left an impression on him. This post contains three unique stories and a poem that are full of feeling, love, and character. A mother’s prayers are forever 1918 was the year […]

La Herencia de Los Longoria by Noe Gonzalez Salazar

Are you researching your family genealogy? Specially the ones with the Longoria last name whom were from the Camargo and South Texas area. If so, you might want to check this book out. It contains great Genealogical information and land grant information. This book also contains information on the authors other family lines all leading […]

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Two

Here is another great resource for your genealogy research on the families of Saltillo. Yesterday I received another email from Crispin Rendon letting every one know that he has published his second eBook on the Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. Bellow is the email in it’s entirety. I do really hope that you download your […]

El Rancho in South Texas: Continuity and Change From 1750

Doing my family genealogy has thought me that ranching was a very huge part in the family structure. Also my ancestors had been ranching cattle, goats, and sheep for hundreds of years. In fact through both of my parents sides I am part of the first generation that will no longer be cattle men. It […]

List Naming the Mayors of Laredo from 1755 to 2014

The following is a list of all the mayors that present day Laredo Texas has had since it’s birth in the 1750’s to present day. I hope this helps in your genealogical research, that is if your ancestors were form Laredo. Most of the following list was extracted form the book by Rodolfo Gonzalez de […]