Moises Garza

Eusebio Garza and Paula Lopez

Photos of Eusebio Garza Lopez and Paula Lopez Garza

Growing up I heard stories about my great grandparents. Stories that even though may be short they are part of our family history. I always remember these stories and could never put a face to them, until yesterday. Yesterday I had an awesome surprise. My cousin Martha Garza posted photos on Facebook of my paternal […]

Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

I came across a great resource yesterday while browsing facebook. Frank Dominguez just published his free eBook titled “Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar)”. He is providing it for free to everyone. The eBook is being distributed through the website of the Genealogical Society […]

March 8th Presentation

Presentation on “How I Used the Church Padrones (Censuses) to Break Some of My Brick Walls”

This past March the 8th I did a presentation for Las Villas del Norte in Mission Texas. We had over 24 attendees and I had allot of fun meeting and talking with most of them. If you are not aware last month I started a website called Las Villas del Norte and once a month […]

Families of Saltillo Coahuila Volume Fifteen

Families of Saltillo Coahuila Volume Fifteen by Crispin Rendon

Yesterday I received an email from Crispin Rendon letting me know that he had just published his fifteen book on his series on the Families of Saltillo Coahuila Mexico. I sincerely hope that you have been following this series and have downloaded your copy of each volume. These volumes as I mention every time are […]

Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran

WAC-25: Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran with Michelle Hinojosa Melencio

  Play Podcast: Summary: In this episode Moises talks with librarian Michelle Hinojosa Melencio whom is a member of the We Are Cousins community. They talk about Michelle’s ancestor Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran, about Family Tree Maker, and DNA research. Show Notes: This is session number 25 This podcast’s main topic will be an interview […]

Historia del Nuevo Reino de Leon by Eugenio del Hoyo

Historia Del Nuevo Reino De Leon 1577 – 1723

Lately I have been becoming more and more interested in the History of Nuevo Leon or how it used to be called during Spanish rule “El Nuevo Reino de Leon”. I think that this interest has grown in me since through my research I have found that this history, is our history and the history […]

How to Organize Yoru Genealogical Digital Files

How to Organize Your Genealogical Digital Files

This is the ninth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information on how you can and should keep your digital genealogical files organized. I was going to write this post later in this series but instead I moved it up to the front since n […]

Balos War, A Novel About the Plan of San Diego

WAC-24: The Plan of San Diego “Balo’s War”, with Alfredo Cardenas

  Play Podcast: Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Alfredo Cardenas the author of “Balo’s War: A Novel About the Plan of San Diego”. They talk about Alfredo’s blog Soy de Duval and his upcoming Historical Novel. Show Notes: This is session number 24 This podcast’s main topic will be an interview with Alfredo Cardenas […]

The 1757 Censuses of Laredo, Dolores, Revilla, Mier, Camargo, and Reynosa

Book on the 1757 Censuses of Las Villas Del Norte

Since about a year ago I wanted to compile the 1757 censuses for Laredo, Dolores, Revilla, Mier, Camargo, and Reynosa, but had been putting this project off until recently. What prompted me to complete it was the the formation of Las Villas del Norte Genealogy Group since I thought it would be a great gift to […]

FamilySearch's Cellphone and Tablet App

FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

This is the eighth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about FamilySearch’s Android app. As I mentioned in the past post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the FamilySearch app will basically help you carry your tree with you anywhere. By now you should have had […]