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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…
My Way: A South Texas Rancher in the Diplomatic Service of the United States

My Way: A South Texas Rancher in the Diplomatic Service of the United States

Ernesto Uribe was a long time friend of We Are Cousins and his contributions to our community continue to make ripples. You may just be encouraged to write your own fictional story after reading his guest post “Turning Facts into Fiction And Writing The Historical Novel“. Or maybe, just maybe, you may find the missing link in your own family…
Matrimonios de Montemorelos Nuevo Leon 1712-1789 by Juan Jesus de Leon Arroyo

Matrimonios de Montemorelos Nuevo Leon 1712-1789 by Juan Jesus de Leon Arroyo

I just wanted to let you know that Juan Jesus de Leon has published another free eBook about the De leon. It is titled “Matrimonios de Montemorelos 1712 – 1789 Personas con Apellido de Leon”. Make sure to download it to your computer and save your own copy because nothing on the internet last for ever. Short introduction by Juan…
Families of, Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Two – By Crispin Rendon

Families of, Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Two – By Crispin Rendon

Volume Two of Crispin Rendon’s latest project is out. It is about the Families of Galeana, Nuevo Leon. Bellow you will find a short description of this particular volume and also a copy of the email that I received, both by Crispin Rendon. Description of Volume Two by Crispin Rendon: Volume two of this series contains marriage information from 500…
Families of Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume One

Families of Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume One

This past Tuesday Crispin Rendon released his first volume, out of five, in his new series of the Families of Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Bellow you will find a description of the volume by Crispin Rendon and also the email that I received which includes the link to download this eBook. This eBook is invaluable and I highly recommend that…
Apuntes Genealogicos Del Capitan Diego Gonzalez

Apuntes Genealogicos Del Capitan Diego Gonzalez

Captain Diego Gonzalez was my 8th great grandfather. I was pleasantly surprised to find a book about him in my local university’s library. The book is titled “Apuntes Genealogicos del Capitan Diego Gonzalez” in English it basically translates to Genealogical Writings about Captain Diego Gonzalez. This book was written by Leticia E, Montemayor back in 1997 and it contains a…
Defunsiones de Montemorelos 1714-1774 Personas con Apellido de Leon; Familiares, Esclavos y Sirvientes de Estos

Defunsiones de Montemorelos 1714-1774 Personas con Apellido de Leon; Familiares, Esclavos y Sirvientes de Estos

This is a great resource made by Juan Jesus de Leon. He made this resource for his own genealogical research and asked me to share it with you in the hopes that it might also help you in case you are researching the De Leon last name in the Montemorelos area. Here are some words from Juan Jesus de Leon…
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…