Books

Your First Report-Book with Family Tree Maker

Your First Report/Book with Family Tree Maker

This is the fifth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will show you how I create reports using Family Tree Maker. I talk about Family Tree maker since it is the Software that I have been using since 2012. Even though you may be using another program I highly […]

DEfunsiones de Montemorelos 1714-1774 Personas con Apellido de Leon; Familiares, Esclavos y Sirvientes de Estos

Defunsiones de Montemorelos 1714-1774 Personas con Apellido de Leon; Familiares, Esclavos y Sirvientes de Estos

This is a great resource made by Juan Jesus de Leon. He made this resource for his own genealogical research and asked me to share it with you in the hopes that it might also help you in case you are researching the De Leon last name in the Montemorelos area. Here are some words […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

El Arcabuz Civil Registry Births 1925-1930

El Arcabuz, Civil Registry Birth Records 1925 to 1930

If you have ancestors from Mier, Los Aldamas, Dr. Coss, San Antonio de Reyna, La Lajilla, and El Arcabuz this book will be a great resource to you.  

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Thirteen

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Thirteen

Crispin Rendon has just released the thirteenth volume in his Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. This particular volume covers the marriages from September 1810 through September 1815 that can be found on microfilm 605096 available at FamilySearch.org. If your ancestors are from Saltillo or it’s surrounding area make sure to grab your free eBook copy […]

Mier Padron Project 1782-1795

The Mier Church Padrones 1782 – 1795

The Mier Church Padrones 1782 – 1795 book has been completed and is available to download for free. This book is the final product of months of hard work by Blanca Rosales, Cathy Gutierrez Barraza, and Moises Garza. This book is a 154 page book from the Padrones written by Fr. Joseph Bernabe de Vera Buenano, […]

The First Texas Independence 1813

The First Texas Independence, 1813

How much do you know about Texas? This book will provide you with a chapter of Texas history that is not thought in schools. You will learn about the struggles of the first Tejanos to seek independence for themselves and their posterity. I found out about this book when I received an email form it’s […]

Forgotten Death

The Murder of Juan Chapa Guerra

I have often heard of the Violence that used to be rampant in the border back in the middle 1800’s. I also hear stories from our readers about atrocities that were done against their ancestors. Unfortunately many of those stories have been passed down orally and many records don’t exist to prove those stories since […]