Category Archives: Books

Capilla De La Mission De Roma Marriages 1853 to 1869 (Present day Roma, Texas)

On September the 23rd I received an email from Gregory Hernandez letting me know about his book Capilla de la Mission de Roma Marriages 1853 to 1869. This book covers the marriages that occurred in this church from March 4, 1853 thru April 15, 1869. I know  that this book will be of great interest to any one whose family used to reside in Roma or it’s surroundings during this time frame. Continue reading

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

Here is another great eBook for your Genealogy research. Two days ago I received another email from Crispin Rendon letting us now that he had just published the 9th Volume of his project Families of Salinas Vcitoria, Nuevo leon, Mexico. As you know this eBook is invaluable if your ancestors are from this area. I do hope that you take the time to download it and add it to your Genealogical library. Here is the cover and partial email which includes the link where to download it. Continue reading

Remembering Hebbronville When… – South Texas History Volume 1 Issue 3

Here is another great issue of the South Texas History magazine published by the Jim Hogg County Enterprise, this is the third issue published on February 27, 2013. If you are interested in Hebbronville and its genealogy you definitely have to check this issue out. Your ancestors might be mentioned. It contains 17 articles and 17 photos by Cynthia G. Gutierrez. Continue reading

Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Eight

Just wanted to let you know that yesterday afternoon Crispin Rendon released his eight eBook on his series of Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Here is his email with the link to of where to download this eBook.

This volume eight covers the years 1826-1830 and contains 338  marriages plus their children. Continue reading

Descendants of Miguel Saenz Garza Family Lineage of Los Saenz, Texas Volume 1

Descendants of Miguel Saenz Garza Family Lineage of Los Saenz, Texas Volume 1 was researched and written by Isabel Ernestina Garza Brown back in 1995. This book is only 54 pages including the covers but it contains a wealth of information. To be honest with you the only reason that I checked it out at the library was because it had Garza and Los Saenz, Texas. Continue reading

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