Hidalgo

Images of America, Hidalgo County Texas

I am currently reading the book by Karen Gerhardt and Rod Santa Ana III titled “Images of America, Hidalgo County Texas”. I want to thank my friend Juan Lino Garza for lending it to me. If your family has deep or recent rots to Hidalgo County I highly recomend this little 128 page book. It […]

Joseph Gonzalez Hidalgo and Maria Rita Guerra, 1734 Marriage in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the transcription to the 1734 marriage of my wife’s sixth great grandparents Joseph Gonzalez Hidalgo and Maria Rita Guerra. They married in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They were the parents of my wife’s 5th great grandmother Maria Ynes Gonzalez. The great thing about this document is that it lists both of their parents. The […]

Hidalgo County Records on Microfilm at The University of Texas Pan American

On a previous post I wrote about the Starr County records available at the University of Texas Pan American. On this post I will let you know what records are available on microfilm concerning Hidalgo County, Texas.     The Following is what I found on their Catalog: Publication Info. Austin : Texas State Library, 1990. Description […]

Eight Generations of Vales and Sanchez and Consanguine Zamorano, Curbelo, and Trevino Families

Eight Generations of Vales and Sanchez and Consanguine Zamorano Curbelo and Trevino Families, is a very interesting family Genealogy Book. The author starts by describing how she arrived to Rio Grande City and then to La Grulla, Texas. Her story begins with her decision to get a teaching position in La Grulla, Texas back in […]