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Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)

Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)

I was recently conducting research on an ancestor of mine and found a citation that mentioned this book “Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)”. I promptly went to the Library page for the University of Texas Pan American and searched to see if they had it. Turns out…
Brick Wall: Silvario Villegas (1830-1876) and Pabla Rodriguez (1827-1902)

Brick Wall: Silvario Villegas (1830-1876) and Pabla Rodriguez (1827-1902)

This guest post is brought to you by Michelle Hinojosa Melencio. You can follow her at www.twitter.com/TejanaLibrarian. The Beginning of My Journey with Genealogy It wasn’t until my daughter was born in 2010, that I asked myself, “What am I going to pass on to my daughter from my culture?” I’ve learned more Spanish living in the Washington D.C./Maryland area…
Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Thirteen

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Thirteen

Crispin Rendon has just released the thirteenth volume in his Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. This particular volume covers the marriages from September 1810 through September 1815 that can be found on microfilm 605096 available at FamilySearch.org. If your ancestors are from Saltillo or it’s surrounding area make sure to grab your free eBook copy today. You can find the…
1694 Marriage Dispensation Extract of Diego Hinojosa Cantu and Josepha de la Garza Diaz, Sagrada Mitra de Guadalajara

1694 Marriage Dispensation Extract of Diego Hinojosa Cantu and Josepha de la Garza Diaz, Sagrada Mitra de Guadalajara

This is the marriage dispensation extract, by Maria de La Luz Montejano Hilton, of my 8th great grandparents Diego Hinojosa Cantu and Josepha de la Garza Diaz whom got married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico back in April 29,1694. Unfortunately I have not been able to locate the marriage record. All I have ot go by is the extract of…
Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Twelve

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Twelve

For the past twelve months Crispin Rendon has been publishing a monthly eBook on the Families of Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico. I applaud his dedication and determination to provide us with these great genealogical resources. Yesterday I received another email from him letting me know that he had just released his twelve volume in this series. Bellow the partial screen shot…
Catalogue of the Spanish Collection of the Texas General Land Office Part 1

Catalogue of the Spanish Collection of the Texas General Land Office Part 1

There is never too many resources when it come to finding more information about our ancestors. Land records are a great resource not just because they tell us where they may have had lived but because these documents also contain, sometimes, a great wealth of information about genealogical clues. Luckily for us in Texas, the Texas General Land Office allowed…
Starr Connection “Descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza Y Arcon to Jesus Lopez”

Starr Connection “Descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza Y Arcon to Jesus Lopez”

Family histories and genealogical charts or reports are a great resource for all of us trying to find our roots and ancestry. David Moreno has contributed greatly in helping others either through his website or his cemetery projects.  In October I was researching a family in Starr county and came across an eBook. After close inspection I noticed that it…