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

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   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…

U.S. Latino Patriots: From the American Revolution to Afghanistan, An Overview

The contributions of Hispanics in this countries military conflicts has always been ignored. That is until recent times. Recently President Obama has awarded the deserved medals to many of Hispanic heroes going as far back as WWII. I was recently doing research on Spain’s involvement during the Revolutionary was. As you may remember a time back I wrote a short…

1740 Church Marriage of Juan Bautista Perez and Maria Guadalupe Lopez Prieto in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the church marriage record of my 6th/7th great grandparents Juan Bautista Perez Moya and Maria Guadalupe Lopez Prieto. They married back in October 2, 1740 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. They are listed as being originally from el Valle del Guaxuco. The parents of Juan Bautista are noted as being Juan Perez Moya and Josefa de Trevino.…

Video on How to Search the Historical Archive of Monterrey’s Online Database

Here is a short video that I did for Liz Salas-Rivalsky from the We Are Cousins community. Liz thank you for being a participating member at the community.  Liz asked “Archivos Historicos de Monterrey (http://servicios.monterrey.gob.mx/Consultas/AHM/Principal.aspx) is a confusing website to me. Does anyone have suggestions on how to navigate this website? Thanks.” I hope that this short video is also…

WAC-015: Hidalgo County Land Records Online

  Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Learn about the land records for Hidalgo County, Texas that are available online. Moises also talks about the Mexican Genealogy Academy and how it can help you, the marriage of his 7th great grandparents and the book, The Genealogy of Edna Garza…

1722 Church Marriage of Joaquin Cavazos de Pruneda and Ana Catarina Rodriguez Montemayor in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the church marriage record of my 7th great grandparents Joaquin Cavazos and Ana Catarina Rodriguez. They were married in Monterrey Mexico back in April 28, 1722. Through other sources we know that the parents of Joaquin are Joseph Cavazos and Jacinta Fernandez de Castro. The witness listed in this document are Joseph Rodriguez, Juan de Cavallero, and…

WAC-014: Texas County Records Available on Microfilm

  Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Moises talks about the Texas County Microfilmed records, the information you can expect to find and where to get a hold of these microfilms. He lalso talks about Sync Toy to back up your genealogical data, Raul Longoria’s Website, and the book…

Inherit the Dust from the Four Winds of Revilla: A 250-Year Historical Perspective with Emphasis on Ancient Guerrero, its People and Its Land Grants

If you have traced your ancestors back to Revilla then this book is a must have for your genealogical information. Inherit the Dust from the Four Winds of Revilla: A 250-Year Historical Perspective with Emphasis on Ancient Guerrero, its People and Its Land Grants is a 388 page book written by Jose M. Pena back in 2006. This book is…

Using Civilian Records for Genealogical Research in the National Archives

Have you ever wondered what documents does the United States National Archives have that can help you locate your ancestors? This PDF document might just have the answer for you. It is a 63 page document describing the Civilian Records that they have in their possession and might be of help to you in your genealogical research. I know that…

1721 Church Marriage of Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1721 marriage of my 8th great grandparents Juan Garcia de Pruneda and Maria Gertrudis Garcia Guerra. They married back in February 2, 1721 in what is now Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Garmendia Leal and Crispin Rendon have Identified the parents of  Juan Garcia de Pruneda as Luis Garcia Pruneda and Juana de Leon. The parents of…

WAC-013: Five Ways to Keep Your Genealogical Data Safe

Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-013.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks about five ways to keep your genealogical data safe, the We Are Cousins community, WorldCat.org, new commenting system at We Are Cousins blog, Find a Grave, and the Spanish Patriots eight volume book series.…

Herencia Mestena Un Reencuentro con la historia del rancho San Rafael de las Tortillas Guerrero, Tamaulipas

Some time back this book was posted at the We Are Cousins group “Herencia Mestena Un Reencuentro con la historia del rancho San Rafael de las Tortillas Guerrero, Tamaulipas”. I did not think much about it since I had not come across any genealogical information about my family in regards to this ranch/town. Months latter while talking to my uncle…

1709 Church Marriage of Juan Antonio de Tamez and Catarina Rodriguez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The following is the 1709 Church marriage record of my 6th great grandparents  Juan Antonio de Tamez and Catarina Rodriguez. They got married in February 3, 1709 in Monterrey, Mexico. This document does not mention it but through other sources we have come to find out that the parents of Juan Antonio Tamez are  Juan de Tamez and Nicolasa Flores.…

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Nine

On August the 31st Crispin Rendon released the 9th volume in his series “Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico”. I can not stress the importance of this project. It is very valuable for all of us whom have ancestors form Coahuila. In this particular volume Mr. Rendon covers another 500 marriages that took place between January 17,89 through January 1795. He…