Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Fernandez de Rio Frio El Sagrario Mexico City 1624 Pg 482

1624 Marriage of Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio in Mexico City, Mexico D.F., Mexico

This is the marriage of my 9th great grandparents Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio whom got married in Mexico City back in December 22, 1624. The document has several words that I could not make out. In their place I placed a [?] instead. If you can decipher them let me […]


Family Tree Maker My Favorite Genealogy Software

This is the third post that I write in the Going Digital With Genealogy Series. In this post I will write about some of the benefits about using Family Tree Maker and as to why I have used them since 2012. For those of you that may be reading this blog for the first time […]

Manage Your Family Tree With Genealogy 1

Manage Your Family Tree With Software

The first thing that you need to do to go digital with your genealogy research is to find a genealogy program to organize your family tree. Genealogy programs will also let you add any documents or photos that you may find about your ancestors. Not to mention it will also, if you chose the correct […]

The Family Tree of Ernesto Uribe (1)

The Family Tree of Ernesto Uribe

Ernesto Uribe the author of Tlalcoyote, The Unforgiving, and Rumors of a Coup has asked me to share his family tree with you. The ancestors of Ernesto are from South Texas and Northeastern Mexico. I don’t want to put words in Ernesto’s mouth so bellow the image I am sharing his email in full with […]

Familias de Monterrery Sus Descendientes Tomo II

 This is the second volume by Guillermo Garmendia Leal about the founding families of Monterrey and their descendants. It was written back in 1993 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon Mexico. If you have traced your ancestors all the way to these founding families then this book will be an excellent resource for your research. Just be […]

Sephardic Genealogy Resources

Here is an excellent resource that Anna Martinez shared with me in order for me to share it with you. Thank’s Anna for sharing with us. As you may already be aware I recently received my DNA results and it came out 6% Jewish. I always knew that I had some Jewish ancestry due to […]

Your Genealogical Family Tree on the Palm of Your Hand

I am pretty sure that by now you already know that Ancestry let’s you put your family tree online for free. Just make sure to change the privacy settings if you do not want to share your tree with everyone. I have mine set to private and have my online family tree linked to Family […]

1911 Civil Registry Death Index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is transcript to the 1911 Civil Registry Death index for Doctor Coss, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is listed by alphabetical order. You can find the index images within the following collection: Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 > Doctor Coss > Defunciones 1911-1940 Transcript of Above Image: No A Folio No M Folio Acta Acta 7 Alanis Yrenea 5 f […]

Vecinos de Cerralvo 1630 – 1760, Guillermo Garmendia Leal

  Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico was founded as early as the 1590’s but the church and civil records were either lost or destroyed up until 1761. As Mr. Garmendia states, this means that the documents up to eight generations or more are forever gone. In his book Vecinos de Cerralvo Mr. Garmendia compiled the names of people that where […]

1930 Mexico National Census – Free at

Part of Image from The 1930 Mexican Census is available for free at I already found family in the area around Los Ramones, Nuevo Leon and obtained some images. Will you find yours? I am sure that you will since this census has been labeled as the most important census of the 20th century with […]