Land Grants

Spanish and Mexican Land Grants

New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants In South Texas

The Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas not only go hand in hand with history but also with Genealogy. Land was the reason that many of our ancestors followed Jose de Escandon to populate what is now Northeastern Mexico and South Texas. Later on the Mexican Government gave more land grants stretching up […]

Mier Porciones-Land Grants on the Northern Side of the Rio Grande

When doing genealogy research we some times try to put our ancestors live’s into perspective but some times our research leads us to documents that help us do that. About a year ago I came across this book titled “Anales y Testimonios Del Cantaro”. You can read more about this book in my previous post […]

Diego Garcia, Porcion 78 Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

I received the following email from Miguel Garcia. My root ancestor is DIEGO GARCIA, he had porcion 78 in the jurisdiction of Camargo, I have been searching during even years,

Texas General Land Office, Land Grant Search

Texas Land Grants Did your ancestor ever receive a Land grant from the Spanish Government or the State of Tamaulipas? If your answer is yes it is very likely that you will find it on the website for the Texas General Land Office. What the Texas General Land Office has to Offer The Texas land grant database contains over […]

Texas Land Records, A Great South Texas Genealogy Resource

I found this awesome resource when it comes to Texas Land information. If you have not heard about this great resource you are in for a treat. On the following website you can expect to find: Texas Land Titles Deeds Affidavits of heirship and much more. This resource is the Texas Land Records Real Property […]