The We Are Cousins Podcast


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Moises Garza from the We Are Cousins Blog reveals all of his research strategies and resources, killer tips and tricks that can help you get ahead in breaking brick walls and finding your American and Mexican ancestors. Discover your passion for Genealogy specially South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy. Although Moises confesses that he is not a professional genealogist his love for his genealogical passion is evident, has been in a quest to uncover his ancestors since 1998 and is very knowledgeable. Moises has even conducted research for PBS’s Finding Your Roots.

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WAC-19: DNA Results of Clarissa Perez

 

DNA Results of Clarissa Perez

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In this episode Moises talks about the AncestryDNA results of his wife Clarissa Perez. He also talks about the book Real Stories of Starr County, The Real Starr Website, and the death record of his 8th Great Grandfather Blas Canales… Continue reading 


WAC-18: Tejanos in the American Civil War

Tejanos in the American Civil War

 

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Wilson P. Bourgeois provides a great presentation of Tejanos involvement in the American Civil War, specially South Texas Tejanos. Moises talks about the book 246 Testamentos de Monterrey, Lists of Pasajeros a Indias, and the baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico… Continue reading 


WAC-17: A Short History of Texas Land Titles

WAC-17: A Short History of Texas Land Titles

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Dr. Chance gives a short overview of the History of Texas land titles. Moises talks about the volume 10 of The Families of Saltillo, Cohuila, The Vital Contribution of Texas in the Winning of the American Revolution, and the 1689 Church Marriage of Antonio Lopez Prieto and Maria Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico… Continue reading 

WAC-16: The 35th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

 

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Learn about the land records for Hidalgo County, Texas that are available online. Moises also talks about the Mexican Genealogy Academy and how it can help you, the marriage of his 7th great grandparents and the book, The Genealogy of Edna Garza Brown… Continue reading 

WAC-015: Hidalgo County Land Records Online

WAC-015 Hidalgo County Land Records Online

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Learn about the land records for Hidalgo County, Texas that are available online. Moises also talks about the Mexican Genealogy Academy and how it can help you, the marriage of his 7th great grandparents and the book, The Genealogy of Edna Garza Brown… Continue reading 

WAC-014: Texas County Records Available on Microfilm

WAC-014 - Texas County Records Available on Microfilm

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Moises talks about the Texas County Microfilmed records, the information you can expect to find and where to get a hold of these microfilms. He lalso talks about Sync Toy to back up your genealogical data, Raul Longoria’s Website, and the book Aquellos Primeros Saltillenses… Continue reading 

WAC-013: Five Ways to Keep Your Genealogical Data Safe

WAC-013 - Five Ways to Keep Your Genealogical Data Safe

 

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In this episode Moises talks about five ways to keep your genealogical data safe, the We Are Cousins community, WorldCat.org, new commenting system at We Are Cousins blog, Find a Grave, and the Spanish Patriots eight volume book series… Continue reading 

WAC-012: Do You Have A Cavazos Connection?

Do You Have A Cavazos Connection

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This episode of contains the audio of the presentation of Carlos Cantu done in June for the RGVHGS titled “Do you have a Cavazos cconnection”. Also Moises talks about the Mier Padron Project, the book about Alonso De Leon, and Transcript, a tool to help you… Continue reading 

WAC-011: The Real History of Starr County by Jesus “Chuy” Correa

WAC-011 - The Real History of Starr County by Jesus Chuy Correa

 

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In this episode Jesus “Chuy” Correa talks about The Real History of Starr County form prehistoric times to present times. It is a recording of his presentation to the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society.. Continue reading 


WAC-010: The Church Padrones (censuses) of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Church Padrones (censuses) of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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In this episode Moises talks about the Church Padrones (censuses) of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico and how they can help you in your research. He also talks about the 1930 Mexico census and using Evernote for Genealogy… Continue reading 

WAC-009: The Municipal Archives of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
WAC-009 The Municipal Archives of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

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In this episode Moises talks about the Municipal Archives of Saltillo, their catalogs, and how to request a document from them. He also talks about the book Origen de los Appellidos Garza Y Trevino en Nuevo Leon and backup service Dropbox… Continue reading 

WAC-008: The Online Archives of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
WAC-008 - The Online Archives of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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In this episode Moises talks about the online archives of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and books that contain information on documents held by the archives. FamilySearch Tree app and the… Continue reading 

WAC 007: Using Facebook for Your Genealogical Research
WAC-007 Using Facebook for Your Genealogical Research

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Facebook is very often overlooked as a tool and resource for genealogical research. Moises talks about how he uses Facebook for Genealogical Research and encourages others to use it too… Continue reading 

WAC 006: Going Paperless in Genealogy, How I do It and You can Too
WAC 006 - Going Paperless in Genealogy, How I do It and You can Too

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Moises talks about how he went paper less in Genealogy and provides tips so that you do too. Also briefly talks about Google Alerts and the Texas General Land Office land grant search… Continue reading 

WAC 005: Hispanic Genealogical Societies of Texas
WAC 005 - Hispanic Genealogical Societies of Texas

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In this session of the We Are Cousins Podcast, Moises talks about 10 Hispanic Genealogical Societies that exist in the state of Texas. Moises also talks about his upcoming speaking engagement and a blog post to help you find your Mexican Ancestors prior to… Continue reading 

WAC 004: Interview with Welester Alvarado President of the Genealogical Society of Nuevo Leon
Welester ALvarado

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In this session of the We Are Cousins Podcast, Moises interviews Welester Alvarado the current president of the Genealogy Society of Nuevo Leon. Welester tells us how his passion for Genealogy started among Continue reading 

WAC 003: Moises Talks About His DNA Results and His Impressions
We Are Cousins Session 003

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In this session of the We Are Cousins Podcast, Moises talks about a tool that he uses on a daily basis while doing his research, Spanish Colonial Documents of Northern New Spain, and his own Continue reading 

WAC 002: Gene Fernandez’s Presentation at the RGVHGS   WAC 002 Gene Fernandez's Presentation at the RGVHGS

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In this session of the We Are Cousins podcast, Gene Fernandez speaks about The Yolanda Gonzalez Papers, The Indexing of the Sacred Heart Church Sacramental Records, and the need for Continue reading 

WAC 001: Welcome to the We Are Cousins Podcast! WAC 001: Welcome to the We Are Cousins Podcast!

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In this session of the We Are Cousins podcast, I welcome you to our new podcast, talk a bit about my self, and provide an overview of what you can Continue reading 

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