As it always happens ,Genealogy Research leads us to discover interesting things. I first came across this Poem on Ancestry.com on a members family tree and was attributed to my ancestor my 9th great grandfather Juan Bautista Chapa.
Depiction of Juan Bautista Chapa
Further research revealed that in fact he did write it into his work titled “Historia del Nuevo Reino de León, desde 1650 hasta 1690″ but as he mentions himself in that same work. He did not compose it. He goes on to state “There is a song that I do not wish to omit, although it may be alien in subject matter to the history. One of the persons who was in the settlement of the French composed a song which was inspired by seeing the tragedy and ruin inflicted by the enemy.” Continue reading
I was recently browsing through the website Somos Primos and came across “El Libro de Matrimonios de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Loreto de Burgos 1750-1860″ it is basically just an index of all the marriages. I know that some of you may be interested in this genealogical data. Continue reading
Genealogy Research is fun but what makes it better are Genealogy Books. The fifth eBook in the series of Familes of Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico was published yesterday by Crispin Rendon. I know this eBook will be of great help on your genealogy research of ancestors from Saltillo, Coahuila.
Remember, make sure to download it as soon as you get a chance since you never know for how long it will be available online. Continue reading