by Moises Garza

November 17, 2014

Wilson P. Bourgeois provides a great presentation of Tejano’s involvement in the American Civil War, especially 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, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Show Notes:

This is session number 18

Today’s main topic will be the Presentation by Mr. Wilson P. Bourgeois titled “Tejanos in the American Civil War”


  1. What’s new and or Listener comments and or questions.

Mexican Genealogy Online: A guide to help you Discover your Ancestry 2nd Edition

  1. What’s new at Family Search in regards to south Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogical records?

United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014

  1. This week’s book

Our First Raffle: 246 Testamentos de Monterrey

  1. 4. This Weeks Online Resource

Lists of Pasajeros A Indias at Solo Genealogia

  1. This week’s Ancestor Record

1675 Baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

  1. Upcoming Genealogical Conferences and Local Society Meetings

The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society meets every 3rd Sunday of the month at the Harlingen Public Library

The Nuevo Santander Genealogical Society out of Zapata County meets every first Saturday of the month at the Zapata County Museum.

Las Porciones Genealogical Society meets every last Monday of the month at 6:00 pm, don’t know the location

  1. Tejanos in the American Civil War

Presentation by Mr. Wilson P. Bourgeois to the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society on 10-19-2014. He is the Chairman for the Cameron County Historical Commission Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee

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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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