Genealogy


1707 Baptism of Ana Catarina Rodriguez Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1707 Baptism of Ana Catarina Rodriguez Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is the 1707 baptism of my 7th great grandmother Ana Catarina Rodriguez de Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Her parents are listed as Nicolas Rodrigues and Thomasina Ruiz. Her God parents are listed as Nicolas de la Se[?] and Maria de la Serna. I obtained the necessary clue to find this document form…
50 Websites for Your South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy

50 Websites for Your South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy

Today I have released the eBook “50 Websites for Your South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy”. This new eBook has replaced the eBook “30 Websites for Your South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy”. It is now over a year that I had released the first eBook and it needed some major updating. Some of the links were not even working…
FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

This is the eighth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about FamilySearch’s Android app. As I mentioned in the past post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the FamilySearch app will basically help you carry your tree with you anywhere. By now you should have had created your family…
Ancestry.com’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

Ancestry.com’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

This is the seventh article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about Ancestry’s Android app. As I mentioned in an earlier post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the Ancestry app will basically carry your tree with you anywhere. With the advent o of modern cellphones one can now use…
WAC-21: The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society With Mary Torres

WAC-21: The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society With Mary Torres

Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Mary Torres the current president of the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. They talk about the benefits that the RGVHGS offers and also why you should join a local genealogical society.…
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…
1624 Marriage of Antonio Guerra Canamal and Luisa Hernandez de Rio Frio in Mexico City, Mexico D.F., Mexico

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 know so that I may…
Brick Wall: Silvario Villegas (1830-1876) and Pabla Rodriguez (1827-1902)

Brick Wall: Silvario Villegas (1830-1876) and Pabla Rodriguez (1827-1902)

This guest post is brought to you by Michelle Hinojosa Melencio. You can follow her at www.twitter.com/TejanaLibrarian. The Beginning of My Journey with Genealogy It wasn’t until my daughter was born in 2010, that I asked myself, “What am I going to pass on to my daughter from my culture?” I’ve learned more Spanish living in the Washington D.C./Maryland area…
1773 Church Death Record of Maria Rosalia Hinojosa in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

1773 Church Death Record of Maria Rosalia Hinojosa in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico

This is the 1773 death record of my of 6th great grandmother Maria Rosalia de Hinojosa in Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She die on the 14th of June of 1773. The following document indicates that her husband was Ramon Guerra and her parents were Manuel de Hinojosa and Ynes de Chapa.  Her husband Ramon Guerra received porcion number six in the…