Month: January 2015

Your First Report/Book with Family Tree Maker

This is the fifth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will show you how I create reports using Family Tree Maker. I talk about Family Tree maker since it is the Software that I have been using since 2012. Even though you may be using another program I highly recommend that read this post…

Creating Genealogy Reports and or Books

This is the fourth post that I write in the Going Digital With Genealogy Series. In this post I will show you the different types of reports that are out there so that you may get your feet wet when it comes to show casing your hard work. The beauty of using a genealogy program to manage your family tree…

Is the We Are Cousins Podcast Gone?

I recently got this question and had no sure answer for it. You could say that the podcast burned me out and needed some time off. I tried to change the format once to only find out that it was not going to work neither. I decided to change it once again and I love it and I hope that…

Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)

I was recently conducting research on an ancestor of mine and found a citation that mentioned this book “Baptisms of The Cathedral of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Volume I (November 10, 1667 – December 31, 1677)”. I promptly went to the Library page for the University of Texas Pan American and searched to see if they had it. Turns out…

Manage Your Family Tree With Software

The first thing that you need to do to go digital with your genealogy research is to find a genealogy program to organize your family tree. Genealogy programs will also let you add any documents or photos that you may find about your ancestors. Not to mention it will also, if you chose the correct one, help you keep your…

Nuevo Leon Y La Colonizacion Del Nuevo Santander

This book by Don Israel Cavazos Garza is an excellent resource. In it he explains the process of colonizing El Nuevo Santander now days Tamaulipas, Mexico and the steps that Jose de Escandon had to implement. He explains the important role that Nuevo Leon played in it’s colonization by helping with it’s greatest asset, it’s people. Last year at the…

I Hate Books!

They are bulky and take up allot of space. You never seem to have them on hand when you really need one and even clutter your home office. In my lifetime I have bought thousands of books (not genealogy related) and they all ended up in book shelf’s that I would just stare at. Later on the ended up in…