Mexico

Dia de Accion de Gracias (Thanksgiving) as Celebrated in Northeastern Mexico

Thanksgiving in the United States Our Thanksgiving holiday tradition in the United States traces its origins to the 1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. Evidence has also been found for an earlier harvest celebration on the continent by Spanish explorers in Florida during 1565, as well as a thanksgiving feasts in the Virginia Colony. The initial thanksgiving observance […]

Historical Mexican Timeline – Fechas Historicas de Mexico

Browsing throught the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library in Edinburg, Texas, I found a great little reference book titled Fechas Historicas de Mexico (Historical Mexican Dates) by Fernando Orozco Linares, printed in Mexico back in 1993 by Panorama Editorial. It Provides historical dates all the way from pre-Hispanic Mexico to all the way up to […]

Marriages, Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 1902 – 1908

This is a list of all the Marriages for 1902 – 1908 of Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Information comes from images at FamilySearch, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 Los Aldamas Matrimonios 1902-1908 To Easily search this index press CTRL+F and enter the name you are looking for. Marriages of Los Aldamas Nuevo Leon from 1902 to […]

Los Aldamas N.L. Mexico 1909 – 1922 Marriages

This is a list of all the Marriages for 1909 – 1922 of Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Information comes from images at FamilySearch, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 Los Aldamas Matrimonios 1909-1923 Marriages of Los Aldamas Nuevo Leon from 1909 to 1923 Marriages for 1909 Number Page Male Female 3 5 Vela, Alberto Chapa, […]

PARES – Portal to the Archives of Spain

Another great tool when researching South Texas and Northern Mexico Genealogy is PARES (Portal de Archivos Espanoles). Don’t forget to run your ancestor names in their archives search since it contains numerous collections pertaining to mexico and all of Spaniard territories before the 1800’s I found a document as old as 1695 which pertained to one of my ancestors dying […]