I was invited back in July to be one of the speakers for the Brownsville Historical Association’s Branching Out: Genealogy Workshop 2013. This workshop took place yesterday October the 5th. I had lots of fun, meet great people, and I learned allot from each of the other speakers. Continue reading
Hi just wanted to make you aware that Crispin Rendon has released the seventh volume of Families of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume Seven.
Here is the email that he sent me:
I have posted another volume of Families of Salinas online. See the link before.
Looking forward: I have been reading 1703-1755 church marriage records of Saltillo, Coahuila for a series to be published next year. Of interest to the people of San Antonio Texas are some records of people from San Antonio de Bejar that are married in Saltillo. Continue reading
Earlier this month I received an email from Ofelia Olsson. Ofelia is the ex-president of the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society and is currently the editor for their Newsletter. Attached to her email she had the current Newsletter for the month of July. Continue reading
Just wanted to let you know that yesterday I received the following email from Crispin Rendon. Continue reading
As technology changes and everyone goes digital we are finding our selves with an ever increasing number of genealogy e-books and or digital magazines. Sometimes it can get hard to find just what you want or need when you need it. The following software was made with this in mind and it is made by Adobe the leading PDF software developer. Continue reading
The following list contains 11 websites that I use constantly to find my ancestors or gather clues to break my brick walls. If you are not using them you are missing out. Continue reading
The University of Texas Pan American A Genealogical Treasure in Edinburg, Texas
When it comes to Genealogy many people don’t think about Edinburg, Texas. One thing that I have come to find out is that many people don’t even know or are aware of the genealogical treasure that one can find within this city. Continue reading
A magazine about South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy!
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Last Saturday I wrote about Camargo Baptismal Records Index 1764 – 1882 and today I will let you know about another great genealogical book about Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is a book by the Spanish American Genealogical Association (SAGA). It is titled Camargo Baptismal Records Index 1764 – 1882. Continue reading
The following are seven articles published by various authors on the Rio Grande Guardian’s website. I thought that it would be a great idea to share them with you. They talk about genealogy, history, and current cultural icons. All of them involve South Texas and Northeaster Mexico in one way or another. Hope that you enjoy them.
EDINBURG, January 27 – There were certain other explorers who arrived in what is now Texas following Alvar Cabeza de Vaca and his Spanish soldiers’ landing on Texas soil in 1528.
SAN ANTONIO, January 1 – In sharing with others the beauty of early Texas history, there is an increasing positive response from South Texas folks in particular.
EDINBURG, January 1 – Columnist Lino García, Jr., has penned an op-ed for Guardian readers this holiday period about South Texas Spanish.
EDINBURG, November 22 – When Pánfilo Narváez and Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca along with a few hundred Spanish soldiers landed on Galveston Bay on November 6, 1528, the exploration and the settlement of the territory of Texas brought into this state European institutions that still prevail.
SAN ANTONIO, November 5 – Just over 200 years ago, a town priest in Central Mexico decided to bring justice for all in Mexico, including Texas, its northern province.
García: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
EDINBURG, October 8 – On October 12, 1492, Cristóbal Colón and his Spanish crew aboard three ships, La Pinta, La Niña and La Santa María, sailed from the mother country of Spain and landed on what later became known as America.
Idea for a Tejano Monument at the state Capitol started at UTPA
EDINBURG, March 29 – It is a little known fact but the idea to build a monument honoring the heritage and contributions of Tejanos at the Texas state Capitol in Austin was born at the University of Texas-Pan American.
The above listed stories come from the Cultura and Border Life sections of the Rio Grande Guardian. These two sections also contain a lot more stories on various topics. If anyone has interesting posts that they know about let me know, I will be posting them on Saturdays.