Moises Garza

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 […]

De Leon Book

DE LEON: Defunciones de Montemorelos 1774 – 1800 by Juan Jesus de Leon

Juan Jesus de Leon has completed the second book in his project. Here it is for you to download and enjoy. Don’t forget to drop by the We Are Cousins Facebook community to say thanks to Juan. Juan thank you for letting me share it with our awesome community. eBook Cover: Get Your Own Copy […]

The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection

WAC-23: The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection with Gene Fernandez

  Play Podcast: Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Gene Fernandez from the Brownsville City Cemetery and the Brownsville Historical Society. They talk about the “Yolanda Gonzalez Collection” among other topics. Show Notes: This is session number 23 Gene Fernandez talks about the Yolanda Gonzalez Collection that he helped obtain and preserve. The collection […]

Ancestry's Cell phone and Tablet App

Ancestry.com’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

This is the seventh article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about Ancestry’s Android app. As I mentioned in an earlier post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the Ancestry app will basically carry your tree with you anywhere. With the advent o of modern […]

The Search for Rodriguez Roots in Early 1800's Texas

The Search for Rodriguez Roots in Early 1800s Texas

This guest post is brought to you by Beverly Loomis One of my long-time genealogical quests has been to learn the names of the parents of my 2nd great-grandmother, Maria (Mary) Rodriguez, who lived circa 1832-1880 near San Antonio, Texas. In 1847 she married Young Perry Alsbury (1814-1877), who came to the Austin Colony as […]