2014 July

1745 Marriage of Francisco Rios and Maria de la Rosa Rendon in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 The following is the 1745 church marriage record of my 6th great grandparents Francisco Rios and Maria de La Rosa Rendon, they married in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The parents of Francisco are listed as Xristoval Rios and Ana de Leon. The parents of Maria de la Rosa Rendon are listed as Juan Rendon and […]

WAC 007: Using Facebook for Your Genealogical Research

  Play Podcast: Summary: Facebook is very often overlooked as a tool and resource for genealogical research. Moises talks about how he uses Facebook for Genealogical Research and encourages others to use it too.

El Ultimo Caudillo – Don Genaro Garza Garcia

Jose Viviano Genaro Garza García,  born in Pesquería Grande, Nuevo León, on the 3rd of December 1837 and died in Villa de García, Nuevo León, in Decemebr 14 of 1904, was a prominent Mexican lawyer and politician who served as Governor of the State of Nuevo León repeatedly. He is regarded as one of the best […]

1684 Baptism of Jose Cristobal Garcia in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the baptism of Jose Cristobal Garcia my 6th great grandfather in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Pedro Regalado Garcia and Maria Josefa Reyes. If you are a descendant of theirs let me know, hopefully we can trade notes on them. Cut Out of Original Image: View Original Image Transcription […]

Familias de Monterrery Sus Descendientes Tomo II

 This is the second volume by Guillermo Garmendia Leal about the founding families of Monterrey and their descendants. It was written back in 1993 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon Mexico. If you have traced your ancestors all the way to these founding families then this book will be an excellent resource for your research. Just be […]

WAC 006: Going Paperless in Genealogy, How I do It and You can Too

Play Podcast: Summary: Moises talks about how he went paper less in Genealogy and provides tips so that you do too. Also briefly talks about Google Alerts and the Texas General Land Office land grant search.

Did You Know? Google Can Find Your Ancestors For You

Wouldn’t it be nice if Google could always be searching for your ancestors and just send you an email when it finds something. Wouldn’t it be great, to have Google searching day and night? What if I tell you that Google is already capable of assisting you in this way and has been helping family […]

Families of Santa Catarina Nuevo Leon 1750 – 1860

If you have traced your ancestors back to Santa Catarina Nuevo Leon then this books is a great resource. This books is an indexed abstract of Church and Civil Records covering the years of 1750 to 1860. It was written or compiled by Mark A. Philips and Richard C. Hernandez and published in 1997. Cover […]

1693 Marriage of Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 This is the September 20, 1693 marriage record of my 8th great grandparents Joseph Martinez Guajardo and Margarita Gutierrez. They got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was the son of Jose Martinez Guajardo and Nicolasa de la Garza. Margarita was the daughter of Diego Gutierrez de Castro and Gertrudis Flores. Their witnesses are listed […]

WAC 005: Hispanic Genealogical Societies of Texas

Play Podcast: Summary: In this session of the We Are Cousins Podcast, Moises talks about 10 Hispanic Genealogical Societies that exist in the state of Texas. Moises also talks about his upcoming speaking engagement and a blog post to help you find your Mexican Ancestors prior