Texas


Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

Alonso De León’s Last Expedition into Texas in 1690

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is a map that I recently found about my 10th great grandfather’s, Alonso de Leon, last expedition into Texas. He died the following year on March 21, 1691 in Montemorelos Nuevo Leon, Mexico. I found the map at the Portal to Texas History website. Here is their description of the map: “Map of Spanish…
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…

WAC 005: Hispanic Genealogical Societies of Texas

Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-005.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: In this session of the We Are Cousins Podcast, Moises talks about 10 Hispanic Genealogical Societies that exist in the state of Texas. Moises also talks about his upcoming speaking engagement and a blog post to help you find your Mexican Ancestors prior…