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Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is a map that I recently found about my 10th great grandfather’s, Alonso de Leon, last expedition into Texas. He died the following year on March 21, 1691 in Montemorelos Nuevo Leon, Mexico. I found the map at the Portal to Texas History website. Here is their description of the map: “Map of Spanish…
Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History

Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History

Get the latest free eBook that celebrates Tejano History. As you may already know Texas would not be Texas without the many contributions of it’s Tejanos, past and present. The Texas State Historical Association is providing for free a 142 page eBook that provides a diverse sampling of their newest book “Handbook of Tejano History” that contains over 1200 entries…
Families of Lampazos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three

Families of Lampazos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Three

Great News! Crispin Rendon just released another eBook on Lampazos de Naranjo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is Volume Three. Make sure to get your copy today. Description of eBook by Crispin Volume three of five in this series contains marriage information from 500 marriage records found on film 605576 (matrimonios 1729-1867). These marriages occurred in the time span of April…
Delirio – The Fantastic, the Demonic, and the Réel: The Buried History of Nuevo León

Delirio – The Fantastic, the Demonic, and the Réel: The Buried History of Nuevo León

Follow Marie Theresa Hernández as she explores how the folktales of Nuevo León that encode aspects of Nuevolenese identity have been lost, repressed, or fetishized in “legitimate” histories of the region. I had no idea that this book even existed but that changed when I attended the 36th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference when I meet Marie…