WAC-19: DNA Results for Clarissa Perez

WAC-19: DNA Results for Clarissa Perez

Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks about the AncestryDNA results of his wife Clarissa Perez. He also talks about the book Real Stories of Starr County, The Real Starr Website, and the death record of his 8th Great Grandfather Blas Canales.…
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…
1681 Baptism of Pablo de la Garza de Renteria, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

1681 Baptism of Pablo de la Garza de Renteria, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1681 baptism of my 8th great grandfather Pablo de la Garza de Renteria, he was baptized in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. His parents are listed as Miguel de la Garza and Gertrudis de Renteria. His Godparents are Antonio Gonzalez Hidalgo and his wife Ana de Trevino. Cut out of Original Image:   View Original Image at FamilySearch.org…
WAC-18: Tejanos in the American Civil War

WAC-18: Tejanos in the American Civil War

    Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Summary: Wilson P. Bourgeois provides a great presentation of Tejanos involvement in the American Civil War, specially South Texas Tejanos. Moises talks about the book 246 Testamentos de Monterrey, Lists of Pasajeros a Indias, and the baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, in Monterrey,…
Starr Connection “Descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza Y Arcon to Jesus Lopez”

Starr Connection “Descendants of Marcos Alonso de la Garza Y Arcon to Jesus Lopez”

Family histories and genealogical charts or reports are a great resource for all of us trying to find our roots and ancestry. David Moreno has contributed greatly in helping others either through his website or his cemetery projects.  In October I was researching a family in Starr county and came across an eBook. After close inspection I noticed that it…

1706 Marriage of Lorenzo de Alanis and Petra Fabiana Rodriguez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is the 1706 marriage of my 7th great grandparents Lorenzo de Alanis and Petra Fabiana Rodriguez in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Unfortunately I have yet to discover whom their parents were. If you have any clues let me know in the comment area. Bellow i have also included a list of their children that Crispin Rendon compiled. Cut out…

Diccionario Biografico de Nuevo Leon – Biography of Blas de la Garza

Israel Cavazos Garza has played an integral part in my genealogical research. His books are invaluable and contain a wealth of information. I recently found a book of his on my local university library that is simply treasure. Let me explain why. This book “Diccionario Biografico de nuevo Leon” contains hundreds of biographies of people that have played a role…

Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Volume Eleven by Crispin Rendon

I just want to make you aware that Crispin Rendon just released yesterday his 11th eBook on his series “Families of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico”. This is a treasure and I highly recommend that you download it. This Volume 11 is comprised of marriages that took place from 1788 to 1823. Make sure and to read the entire second page of…