I just wanted to make you aware of the upcoming meeting of the January 2014 Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. Bellow you can see the flyer that i received this past Monday. It will be this coming Sunday the 19th of January 2014 at the Harlingen Public Library. The presenter will be Elizandro Munoz Assistant Professor at STC and his talk will be focused on “The Early Ranches of South Texas and Northern Mexico”.
I had already made plans to assist myself but due to my wife’s recent accident I may not be able to go. If I do go I will take notes and write a post about Continue reading
Here is the list of the sixteen founders of the Villa de Santiago del Saltillo present day Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. I extracted the following portrait of Alberto del Canto and the names of the founders from the book titled “The Conquistadores and the Crypto-Jews of Monterrey.
Among the list are 3 of my ancestors that I know of. I have included their relationship next to their names. Saltillo was founded in 1577. Continue reading
The following will be of great interest to anyone that is a descendant of Juan Bautista Chapa or is interested in the History of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and Texas. It is a 72 page eBook where Israel Cavazos Garza proves that the anonymous author of Historia del Nuevo Reino de León, desde 1650 hasta 1690 was none other than Juan Bautista Chapa.
I ran across it just by chance, but once I started to read it I could not put it down. As I always recommend, please download it to your digital library. Just bellow this post you will find the download link.
On the Genealogical aspect this eBook contains details about Juan Bautista Chapa and also whom his parents were and also lists all of his brothers. I won’t list those details here since I don’t want to spoil it for you. Continue reading
Here is the listing of Crispin’s Rendon monumental work on General Teran, Nuevo leon, Mexico. They are 16 links to the 16th part series of Familias de General Teran. This series has been invaluable to my genealogy research since my wife’s Perez ancestors were from General Teran and it’s surrounding ranches.
I highly recommend that you download them to your eBook library. Continue reading
In 1891 The current president of Mexico Porfirio Diaz visited Mier, Tamaulipas. I just wanted to share this since it is interesting specially if your ancestors are from Ciudad Mier. I have scanned the copy of the invitation from the book “Ciudad Mier Historia y Cultura” unfortunately when I scanned it I did not do it in high quality. At the bottom of the image I try and transcribe it as best as I can. If you find any errors please advise so that I may correct them. Continue reading
I’ll keep it short, Sebastien de la Cruz, you did a great job singing our National Anthem.
I just want to say. This is my land and this is your land, we are all Americans, something that those Un-American racists have obviously forgotten. If they would just do their own Genealogy. They would probably be surprised with what they find. Continue reading
Just wanted to let you know about “Catalogo y Sintesis de los Protocolos del Archivo Municipal de Monterrey 1599-1700″ it is the first of a six book series containing an index of the contents of the archives of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This book was written by Israel Cavazos Garza. Continue reading
This is the 1920 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order.
The following is the image and transcription to the 1879 Death Index of China, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed in alphabetical order by last name. Unfortunately the page numbers to the left column can not be read. Continue reading
The following are all the records that are microfilmed and available at the University of Texas Pan American in regards to Willacy County Texas. You can see the entry at the UTPA Library Catalog. Continue reading