Resources

Four Generations of Velas

Four Generations of Velas

If your last name is Vela or if you have Vela ancestors this book is an excellent resource.  It is titled “Four Generations of Velas” and was compiled by Alfonso R. Ramirez back in 1986. This books focus is on the first four  generations of Vela descendants of Salvador Vela and Leonor Zamora whose marriage […]

Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

I came across a great resource yesterday while browsing facebook. Frank Dominguez just published his free eBook titled “Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar)”. He is providing it for free to everyone. The eBook is being distributed through the website of the Genealogical Society […]

Families of Saltillo Coahuila Volume Fifteen

Families of Saltillo Coahuila Volume Fifteen by Crispin Rendon

Yesterday I received an email from Crispin Rendon letting me know that he had just published his fifteen book on his series on the Families of Saltillo Coahuila Mexico. I sincerely hope that you have been following this series and have downloaded your copy of each volume. These volumes as I mention every time are […]

How to Organize Yoru Genealogical Digital Files

How to Organize Your Genealogical Digital Files

This is the ninth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information on how you can and should keep your digital genealogical files organized. I was going to write this post later in this series but instead I moved it up to the front since n […]

The 1757 Censuses of Laredo, Dolores, Revilla, Mier, Camargo, and Reynosa

Book on the 1757 Censuses of Las Villas Del Norte

Since about a year ago I wanted to compile the 1757 censuses for Laredo, Dolores, Revilla, Mier, Camargo, and Reynosa, but had been putting this project off until recently. What prompted me to complete it was the the formation of Las Villas del Norte Genealogy Group since I thought it would be a great gift to […]

FamilySearch's Cellphone and Tablet App

FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

This is the eighth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about FamilySearch’s Android app. As I mentioned in the past post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the FamilySearch app will basically help you carry your tree with you anywhere. By now you should have had […]

De Leon Book

DE LEON: Defunciones de Montemorelos 1774 – 1800 by Juan Jesus de Leon

Juan Jesus de Leon has completed the second book in his project. Here it is for you to download and enjoy. Don’t forget to drop by the We Are Cousins Facebook community to say thanks to Juan. Juan thank you for letting me share it with our awesome community. eBook Cover: Get Your Own Copy […]

Ancestry's Cell phone and Tablet App

Ancestry.com’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

This is the seventh article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about Ancestry’s Android app. As I mentioned in an earlier post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the Ancestry app will basically carry your tree with you anywhere. With the advent o of modern […]

The Mier Church Padrones 1820 - 1826

The Mier Church Padrones (Censuses) 1820 – 1826

This book is a genealogical treasure, it holds the Mier Padrones  (Censuses) for 1820 to 1826 of the Parroquia of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico currently under the Dioceses of Matamoros Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is also the transcription of the digital images that you can find at FamilySearch.org under microfilm 1511692. The images transcribed in this […]

Carry Your Family Tree With You

Carry Your Family Tree With You

This is the sixth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with a list of Android and IOS Apps to help you carry your family tree with you. Now days everyone has a smart phone or a tablet with them at all times. Thus, did you know […]