Category Archives: Events

Branching Out: Genealogy Workshop 2013

I was invited back in July to be one of the speakers for the Brownsville Historical Association’s Branching Out: Genealogy Workshop 2013. This workshop took place yesterday October the 5th. I had lots of fun, meet great people, and I learned allot from each of the other speakers. Continue reading

Zapata Rising, Are Your Roots From Zapata, Texas?

Where your ancestors from Zapata? If they were you might want to check out zapatarising.com for more information. They are hoping to make it “the biggest family reunion in the world”. It will be taking place on Oct. 17-19, 2013 in Zapata, Texas.

Everyone that has roots in Zapata, Texas is encouraged to attend. One of the purposes of this event is to gather all the original families that were displaced as a result of the Falcon Dam back int he 1950′s and 1960′s. Continue reading