by Moises Garza

September 22, 2014

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

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 Brown.

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This is session number 15

Today I am going to talk to you about Hidalgo County Land Records Online

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1. Changing the format


2. The Mexican Genealogy Academy

If you are new to genealogy research but don’t know where to start, Mexican Genealogy Academy is your answer.

Not new to Mexican Genealogy? No problem. When you join you will gain access to eBooks, videos, and a list of resources to enhance and grow your knowledge about Mexican Genealogy.

3. What’s new at Family Search in regards to south Texas and northeastern Mexico genealogical records?

No updates to neither South Texas nor Northeastern Mexico Collections. I will also remove this section of the podcast.

4. This week’s Tool

No tool for this week, will remove this section in future episodes and only mention them as I come across them.

5. This week’s Ancestor Record

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

6. This Weeks Online Resource

Genealogical Database of Solo Genealogia

7. This week’s book

The Genealogy of Edna Garza Brown

8. Upcoming Genealogical Conferences and Local Society Meetings

35th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference September 25-27

Website: – Thank You, Ofelia Olson, for the link.

Brownsville Historical Association will have their Genealogy Workshop this October the 11th.

Yesterday I attended the RGVHGS and listened to Dr. Joe Chance

9. Hidalgo County Land Records Online

What you can expect to find.

Ramon and Ponciano Salinas Flores Land Purchase of Porcion 39

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I hope that you had fun and until next time, God bless.

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Moises Garza

This blog is an attempt to document my family and make you aware of resources that I find. I also hope that with this blog I can network with other researchers interested in this region and connect with long lost relatives. To keep up to date with this blog follow us with RSS feed, Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. Contact me at

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