Moises Garza

Real Starr Website, A Great Genealogical Resource

I want to congratulate David Moreno and the great work that he has been doing. David has several cemetery projects going on and he also has created a website to help organize his family genealogy findings. It is this website that I wanted to share with you today. It is called Real Starr. It focuses […]

1780 Church Death Record of Blas Canales Benavides in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1780 death record of my eighth great grandfather Blas Canales Benavides. He died in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in December 7th 1780. This record indicates that he was married to Rosa Anzaldua. Unfortuatly it does not mention the names of his parents. He was the son of Blas Canales and Maria […]

The Real Stories of Starr County, Rio Grande, Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, and Vicinity 1582 – 1900

Are your ancestors form Starr County? Jesus “Chuy” Correa provides a short history of Starr County since colonial times to present times.  His book titled “The Real Stories of Starr County, Rio Grande, Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, and Vicinity 1582 – 1900″ is a great read that provides the reader with the history of Starr county […]

Our First Raffle: 246 Testamentos de Monterrey

I will be holding the first book raffle of many more to come. The purpose of this raffle is to encourage you to share your research and stories with us. Raffle will be on November the 30th 2014 I will be raffling the book by Lilia E. Villanueva de Cavazos titled “246 Testamentos de Monterrey […]

Hernandez Hnos 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book

I just wanted to share with you an email that Bob Hernadez sent me about a month ago. I know that this email will be of interest to anyone that is interested in Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Since the images that Bob shares with us are very valuable to our history. Specially if your genealogy […]

1679 Marriage of Joseph Cavazos de la Garza and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro Cerda, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1679 marriage of my eighth great grandparents Joseph Cavazos de la Garza and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro de la Cerda. They got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in January 8th 1679. They were the first marriage of that year. Unfortunately this document does not indicate whom their parents are but […]

No Podcast for the Following Month, Here is Why

I am always experimenting with new things to try and make this blog more and more useful as possible and the podcast was one of those experiments.  The podcast has been running already for four months straight. Up until the writing of this post there are 17 episodes and has gotten 4,712 downloads in total. […]

Lists of Pasajeros A Indias at Solo Genealogia

This resource is an amazing genealogical resource. For some time now, I have been searching for the elusive books of the Pasajeros A Indias but have been unsuccessful in finding all of them. On a future post I will share with you the ones that  have found so far. A couple of weeks ago I […]

1675 Baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the June 23, 1675 baptism of my 8th great grandmother Margarita Gutierrez. As this document indicates she was the daughter of Diego Gutierrez and Gertrudis Flores. She was baptized in the Parochial Church of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She ends up marrying Joseph Martinez Guajardo and you can see their marriage record here: […]

WAC-17: A Short History of Texas Land Titles

    Play Podcast: Summary: Dr. Chance gives a short overview of the History of Texas land titles. Moises talks about the volume 10 of The Families of Saltillo, Cohuila, The Vital Contribution of Texas in the Winning of the American Revolution, and the 1689 Church Marriage of Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in […]