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The First Texas Independence 1813

The First Texas Independence, 1813

How much do you know about Texas? This book will provide you with a chapter of Texas history that is not thought in schools. You will learn about the struggles of the first Tejanos to seek independence for themselves and their posterity. I found out about this book when I received an email form it’s […]

San Fernando Cathedral

San Fernando Church Baptismals 1731 – 1812

I came across the San Fernando Church Baptismals covering 1731 to 1812 a couple of weeks ago. I know that many of the We Are Cousins readers are from the San Antonio area and many of them have very deep roots in Texas going back to the first families whom settled this area. I had […]

Satarr Conection

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 […]

Diccionario Biografico de Nuevo Leon – Biography of Blas de la Garza

Israel Cavazos Garza has played an integral part in my genealogical research. His books are invaluable and contain a wealth of information. I recently found a book of his on my local university library that is simply treasure. Let me explain why. This book “Diccionario Biografico de nuevo Leon” contains hundreds of biographies of people […]

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Eleven by Crispin Rendon

I just want to make you aware that Crispin Rendon just released yesterday his 11th eBook on his series “Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico”. This is a treasure and I highly recommend that you download it. This Volume 11 is comprised of marriages that took place from 1788 to 1823. Make sure and to read the […]

The Genealogy of Edna Garza Brown

For the past few years I had been coming across various works of Edna Garza Brown. Recently I came across a book Titled “The Genealogy of Edna Garza Brown”. I know that it will be of interest to you specially if you have traced your ancestry all the way back to Juan Bautista Chapa. This […]

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

  Play Podcast: Summary: 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.

The Descendents of Don Jose Manuel Goseaschea And Dona Catarina Malas de Echevarria

The Descendents of Don Jose Manuel Goseaschea And Dona Catarina Malas de Echevarria is a very short book made and compiled by Jophn D. Inclan back in November 2003. Mr. inclans starts the book with the description of Rancho Viejo, Texas that as he mentions came from The Handbook of Texas Online. Jose Tomas Canales […]

Dolores, Revilla, and Laredo – Three Sister Settlements

While searching for a book at the University of Texas Pan American I came across this one titled “Dolores, Revilla, and Laredo – (Three Sister Settlements)” by Rogelia O. Garcia. It is a 51 page book that is very interesting. Especially if you have traced your ancestors to any of these three settlements as I […]

Origen de los Apellidos Garza y Trevino en Nuevo Leon

Are you Garza or Trevino? Do you have ancestors with this last name? If you do you are in luck. Tomas Madirichaga Cueva has written an excellent book “Origen de los Apellidos Garza y Trevino en Nuevo Leon” (Origin of the last names Garza and Trevino form Nuevo Leon). This book starts with Marcos Alonso […]