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Bexar Archives Online 1717 – 1805

Bexar Archives Online 1717 – 1805

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A great genealogical and historical resource that we have at our disposal is the Bexar Archives located at The University of Texas at Austin in their Briscoe Center for American History. This collection contains documents from 1717 to 1805. These archives are the official Spanish documents that preserve the political, military, economic, and social life…
Are You Going?

Are You Going?

I am getting all excited, that time of the year is upon us. On October the 6th the 37th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference will get started. God willing this will be my third conference and this year the Spanish American Genealogical Society is sponsoring the conference in their home town of Corpus Christy, Texas. If you…
37th Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

37th Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

Here is everything that you need to know about the upcoming 37th Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference that will be held this year in Corpus Christi Texas. This year’s conference will be hosted by the Spanish American Genealogical Society (SAGA). It will be held from October the 6th through the 8th at the Holiday Inn Marina Hotel. If you have…
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…
Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

I came across a great resource yesterday while browsing facebook. Frank Dominguez just published his free eBook titled “Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar)”. He is providing it for free to everyone. The eBook is being distributed through the website of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America. Mr. Dominguez…
Catalogue of the Spanish Collection of the Texas General Land Office Part 1

Catalogue of the Spanish Collection of the Texas General Land Office Part 1

There is never too many resources when it come to finding more information about our ancestors. Land records are a great resource not just because they tell us where they may have had lived but because these documents also contain, sometimes, a great wealth of information about genealogical clues. Luckily for us in Texas, the Texas General Land Office allowed…

WAC-17: A Short History of Texas Land Titles

    Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Dr. Chance gives a short overview of the History of Texas land titles. Moises talks about the volume 10 of The Families of Saltillo, Cohuila, The Vital Contribution of Texas in the Winning of the American Revolution, and the 1689 Church…