Moises Garza

Inherit the Dust from the Four Winds of Revilla: A 250-Year Historical Perspective with Emphasis on Ancient Guerrero, its People and Its Land Grants

If you have traced your ancestors back to Revilla then this book is a must have for your genealogical information. Inherit the Dust from the Four Winds of Revilla: A 250-Year Historical Perspective with Emphasis on Ancient Guerrero, its People and Its Land Grants is a 388 page book written by Jose M. Pena back […]

Using Civilian Records for Genealogical Research in the National Archives

Have you ever wondered what documents does the United States National Archives have that can help you locate your ancestors? This PDF document might just have the answer for you. It is a 63 page document describing the Civilian Records that they have in their possession and might be of help to you in your […]

1721 Church Marriage of Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 The following is the 1721 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra. They married back in February 2, 1721 in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Garmendia Leal and Crispin Rendon have Identified the parents of  Juan Garcia de Pruneda as Luis Garcia Pruneda and Juana de […]

WAC-013: Five Ways to Keep Your Genealogical Data Safe

Play Podcast: Summary: In this episode Moises talks about five ways to keep your genealogical data safe, the We Are Cousins community, WorldCat.org, new commenting system at We Are Cousins blog, Find a Grave, and the Spanish Patriots eight volume book series.

Herencia Mestena Un Reencuentro con la historia del rancho San Rafael de las Tortillas Guerrero, Tamaulipas

 Some time back this book was posted at the We Are Cousins group “Herencia Mestena Un Reencuentro con la historia del rancho San Rafael de las Tortillas Guerrero, Tamaulipas”. I did not think much about it since I had not come across any genealogical information about my family in regards to this ranch/town. Months latter […]

1709 Church Marriage of Juan Antonio de Tamez and Catarina Rodriguez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1709 Church marriage record of my 6th great grandparents  Juan Antonio de Tamez and Catarina Rodriguez. They got married in February 3, 1709 in Monterrey, Mexico. This document does not mention it but through other sources we have come to find out that the parents of Juan Antonio Tamez are  Juan […]

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Nine

On August the 31st Crispin Rendon released the 9th volume in his series “Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico”. I can not stress the importance of this project. It is very valuable for all of us whom have ancestors form Coahuila. In this particular volume Mr. Rendon covers another 500 marriages that took place between January […]

WAC-012: Do You Have A Cavazos Connection?

  Play Podcast: Summary: This episode of contains the audio of the presentation of Carlos Cantu done in June for the RGVHGS titled “Do you have a Cavazos cconnection”. Also Moises talks about the Mier Padron Project, the book about Alonso De Leon, and Transcript, a tool to help you transcribe images.

Descendants of Don Juan Perez de Onate and Dona Osana Martinez de Gonzalez

I recently came across a book about the descendants of my 14th great grandparents Juan Perez de Onate and Osana Martinez. It is a 189 page book that was compiled by John D. Inclan. This book contains a wealth of information and I highly recommend that you try and get a hold of it since […]

1867 Baptism Record of Paula Mendoza Mireles in Ojuelos, Jalisco, Mexico

Paula Mendoza is my 2nd great grandmother whom I had been trying to find all of her grandparents. This document is her baptism record that I had previously searched for but could not locate. Turns out that it was out of place and guess what this document mentions all of her grandparents. Now the task […]