Month: September 2013

1885 Map of Coahuila, Mexico

I know that some of you may are researching the Mexican state of Coahuila. I for example have many ancestors that where from Coahuila. This map is dated 1885 and might be useful to see what towns used to be around your ancestors home town. Sometimes this will provide you with additional clues as to where to continue your research.…

RGV Hispanic Genealogical Society Presents How to Trace Your Hispanic Roots

Yesterday September the 21st I attended the McAllen Library’s Genealogy Program. Julia Reed had invited the RGV Hispanic Genealogy Society to make a presentation due to it being the National Hispanic Heritage Month. The presentation was conducted in the library’s auditorium and to my surprise the presenters where none other than Mary Torres and Ofelia Olsson. Two readers of and…

Presidentes Municipales (Mayors) of Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas, Mexico 1950 to 2013

The municipality of Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas, Mexico was founded on October the 11th of 1950 by the 294th state congressional decree. The current governor was Raul Garate. The seat for this municipality was San Pedro de Roma present day Miguel Aleman. This municipality was formed with almost half of the families that belonged to the municipality of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexo.…

Gonzalez Direct Lines by Mary Anne Curray

Do you have ancestors with the last name Gonzalez? If you do then you might want to check this out. The other day I was conducting research using Google and came across this database titled “Gonzalez Direct Lines”. It was created by Mary Anne Curray and it happens to contain allot of great information about some of our common ancestors.…