Category Archives: Books

Ciudad Mier Historia y Cultura

Ciudad Mier Hisotria y Cultura is a small book, only 23 pages and written in Spanish, about Mier Tamaulipas, Mexico. It was published back in March of 1986 and was sponsored by the municipal government of 1984 to 1986.

Even though this is a very small book it contains many great clues as to where to locate documents about our ancestors that where from this area. One of these important clues is that this book claims that Continue reading

Books Available for Sale From the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society

You never know where you might find your ancestors and that is why I try to provide the location to great resources. One of these great resources are thae books that are available from the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. I got the following list from their latest News Letter and I want to that Ofelia Olsson for sending it to me. Continue reading

El Nuevo Reino de Leon y Monterrey a Traves de 3000 Documentos (The New Kingdom of Leon and Monterrey through 3000 Documents)

If you have not come across this book, El Nuevo Reino de Leon Y Monterrey A Traves de 3000 Documentos  (The New Kingdom of Leon and Monterrey through 3000 Documents) you are in for a treat. This book was written by Israel Cavazos Garza back in 1998 it is the synopsis of 3000 documents from the Civil Archives of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Continue reading

Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Seven

Hi just wanted to make you aware that Crispin Rendon has released the seventh volume of Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Seven.

Here is the email that he sent me:

I have posted another volume of Families of Salinas online. See the link before.

Looking forward: I have been reading 1703-1755 church marriage records of Saltillo, Coahuila for a series to be published next year.  Of interest to the people of San Antonio Texas are some records of people from San Antonio de Bejar that are married in Saltillo. Continue reading

Caverns of Oblivion, by Carl L. Duain

Have you heard about Caverns of Oblivion by Carl. L Duain? If you have not you should check this book out. It is basically the English translation of the three main books presented in Historia de Nuevo Leon Con Noticias Sobre Coahuila, Tejas, y Nuevo Mexico. To be clear I am not saying that Duain translated this exact book but Continue reading

Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Six by Crispin Rendon

Crispin Rendon just released the sixth volume on his series for Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon. This Volume covers 1810 – 1816 and covers 304 marriages. I am sure that you as well as I am, are exited to start browsing this eBook so with nothing else here is the email that I received earlier form Crispin.  Continue reading