South Texas

Anita Flores, Tragedy at Los Guaraches Ranch, Hidalgo County, Texas

While doing some research I came across the following news paper article about a young girl named Anita Flores and how she was murdered in front of her family. The story was posted at the Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 248, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 21, 1904. Two names that are not common and […]

South Texas Resources at Linkpendium

I recently read about Linkpendium on Google + and was amazed at the wealth of Genealogical information that can be found by using them. They also have a state by state search engine that will let you search up to 2,648,502 pages of free genealogical data with a single query. Give it a try it […]

Spanish Colonial Ranching Communities a Dissertation by Mary Jo Galindo

Anyone doing Genealogy research in South Texas and Northeastern Mexico at one point, while doing research, cannot help but stumble into Mary Jo Galindo’s Dissertation “Con Un Pie En Cada Lado: Ethnicities and the Archaeology of Spanish Colonial Ranching Communities Along the Lower Río Grande Valley” which is a great 353 page work about South Texas and […]

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 […]

Raul Longoria’s Website

A Great Resource for South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy For all of you who may barely be getting their feet wet into their own family genealogy and or family history, here is another great resource that I have used many times over and over again. The resource that I want to make you aware of is Raul Longoria’s […]

John Wilmot’s Genealogy Notebook

There are not many South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy blogs out there and coming across one is pretty exciting. If you have not done so yet I highly recommend that you check John Wilmot’s Blog JOHN WILMOT’S GENEALOGY NOTEBOOK. Mr. Wilmot describes his blog as: This blog was created simply to share the many notes and documents I gather […]

South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy

Hi there, Thanks for dropping by and I hope that you may find this website informative and useful. Why I started this blog: Welcome to We Are Cousins, after much thought I saw the need to create a blog that would not only serve as a place to document my research, family stories, but also a resource […]