Moises Garza

Creating Genealogy Reports and or Books

Creating Genealogy Reports and or Books

This is the fourth post that I write in the Going Digital With Genealogy Series. In this post I will show you the different types of reports that are out there so that you may get your feet wet when it comes to show casing your hard work. The beauty of using a genealogy program […]

Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Fernandez de Rio Frio El Sagrario Mexico City 1624 Pg 482

1624 Marriage of Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio in Mexico City, Mexico D.F., Mexico

This is the marriage of my 9th great grandparents Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio whom got married in Mexico City back in December 22, 1624. The document has several words that I could not make out. In their place I placed a [?] instead. If you can decipher them let me […]

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Family Tree Maker My Favorite Genealogy Software

This is the third post that I write in the Going Digital With Genealogy Series. In this post I will write about some of the benefits about using Family Tree Maker and as to why I have used them since 2012. For those of you that may be reading this blog for the first time […]

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Is the We Are Cousins Podcast Gone?

I recently got this question and had no sure answer for it. You could say that the podcast burned me out and needed some time off. I tried to change the format once to only find out that it was not going to work neither. I decided to change it once again and I love […]

Baptisms of the Cathedral of Monterrey, nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I 1667 - 1677

Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)

I was recently conducting research on an ancestor of mine and found a citation that mentioned this book “Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)”. I promptly went to the Library page for the University of Texas Pan American and searched to see if […]

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Manage Your Family Tree With Software

The first thing that you need to do to go digital with your genealogy research is to find a genealogy program to organize your family tree. Genealogy programs will also let you add any documents or photos that you may find about your ancestors. Not to mention it will also, if you chose the correct […]

Nuevo Leon Y La Colonizacion Del Nuevo Santander

Nuevo Leon Y La Colonizacion Del Nuevo Santander

This book by Don Israel Cavazos Garza is an excellent resource. In it he explains the process of colonizing El Nuevo Santander now days Tamaulipas, Mexico and the steps that Jose de Escandon had to implement. He explains the important role that Nuevo Leon played in it’s colonization by helping with it’s greatest asset, it’s people. Last year at the […]

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Introduction to Going Digital with Your Genealogy

If you read my last blog post titled ” I hate Books” then you were probably waiting for this blog post to be titled “Why You Should Scan Your Genealogy Books”. I will not be publishing that post just yet and I decided that I will leave it for latter on. Instead I sent you this […]

Digitize Your Genealogical Books

I Hate Books!

They are bulky and take up allot of space. You never seem to have them on hand when you really need one and even clutter your home office. In my lifetime I have bought thousands of books (not genealogy related) and they all ended up in book shelf’s that I would just stare at. Later […]

Diego de Hinojosa, FamilySearch, Monterrey, N.L. Baptism 1697 Pg 167

1697 Baptism of Diego de Hinojosa in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the baptism of my 7th great grandfather Diego de Hinojosa, it was recorded in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in December 8, 1697. Even-though it was recorded in Monterrey the baptism record indicates that he was baptized at the church located in the town of Tlascala that belongs to that Jurisdiction. It is […]