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Las Villas del Norte Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2 – June 2015

Las Villas del Norte Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2 – June 2015

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This past Monday Las Villas del Norte published their June newsletter. Here is more information about it just in case that you may be interested in getting a copy of it. It contains information about their last three presentations and something that may be of great interest to you is that it contains family groups…
36th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

36th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

On May the 1st I received an email from Amparo Montes with the Nuevo Santander Genealogical Conference letting me know more information about their May meeting. Attached to her email was a flyer containing more information on the upcoming 36th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference that will be hosted by the Villa de San Agustin de Laredo…
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…
WAC-23: The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection with Gene Fernandez

WAC-23: The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection with Gene Fernandez

  Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-023.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Gene Fernandez from the Brownsville City Cemetery and the Brownsville Historical Society. They talk about the “Yolanda Gonzalez Collection” among other topics. Show Notes: This is session number 23 Gene Fernandez talks about the Yolanda Gonzalez…
Starr Connection “Descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza Y Arcon to Jesus Lopez”

Starr Connection “Descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza Y Arcon to Jesus Lopez”

Family histories and genealogical charts or reports are a great resource for all of us trying to find our roots and ancestry. David Moreno has contributed greatly in helping others either through his website or his cemetery projects.  In October I was researching a family in Starr county and came across an eBook. After close inspection I noticed that it…

WAC-16: The 35th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

  Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Moises recaps the presentations that he attended during the 35th Texas Hispanic Genealogical, talks about his ancestors Juan Bautista Perez and Maria Guadalupe Lopez Prieto, Texas Almanac 2014 – 2015 , and U.S. Latino Patriots: from the American Revolution to Afghanistan.…

How Lights Came To South Texas, South Texas History Volume 1 Issue 6

This is the 6th issue in Volume one of the South Texas History magazine published by the Jim Hogg County Enterprise, published on May 29, 2013. As i have mentioned before If you are interested in Hebbronville, surrounding communities, and its genealogy you definitely have to check this issue out. I also highly recommend that you check out the story…

It’s Official I am A member of the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society

Yesterday I became a member of the Rio Grande Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. Yesterday was their November meeting and I had allot of fun meeting some of the members that where in attendance. I had the pleasure of meeting Oscar Garcia whom turns out we have some common ancestors. I briefly spoke to Carlos Cantu whom has researched family…

Ramon and Ponciano Salinas Flores Land Purchase of Porcion 39

The following is a 1910 translation of a property deed made in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico on October 9, 1888. Where my wife’s great-great-grandfather Ramon Salinas Flores and his brother Ponciano Salinas Flores bought 106 Varas by 25,000 Varas from several of their relatives. The land was originally part of portion 39 Land Grant that was owned by their great-grandfather Jose…

Danny Villarreal’s Website – A Hispanic Genealogy Treasure

Danny Villarreal’s website is another treasure for Hispanic genealogy and the most complete resource when it comes down to researching the Villarreal Surname, but don’t be deceived. Many people may turn it’s back quickly thinking “I don’t have Villarreal ancestors what am I doing here?”. Danny’s website will not disappoint you he has an extensive database of over 11,000 individuals…