WAC-24: The Plan of San Diego “Balo’s War”, with Alfredo Cardenas

WAC-24: The Plan of San Diego “Balo’s War”, with Alfredo Cardenas

  Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Alfredo Cardenas the author of “Balo’s War: A Novel About the Plan of San Diego”. They talk about Alfredo’s blog Soy de Duval and his upcoming Historical Novel. Show Notes: This is session number 24 This podcast’s main…
FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

This is the eighth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about FamilySearch’s Android app. As I mentioned in the past post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the FamilySearch app will basically help you carry your tree with you anywhere. By now you should have had created your family…
WAC-23: The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection with Gene Fernandez

WAC-23: The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection with Gene Fernandez

  Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-023.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Gene Fernandez from the Brownsville City Cemetery and the Brownsville Historical Society. They talk about the “Yolanda Gonzalez Collection” among other topics. Show Notes: This is session number 23 Gene Fernandez talks about the Yolanda Gonzalez Collection that…
Ancestry.com’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

Ancestry.com’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

This is the seventh article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about Ancestry’s Android app. As I mentioned in an earlier post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the Ancestry app will basically carry your tree with you anywhere. With the advent o of modern cellphones one can now use…
The Mier Church Padrones (Censuses) 1820 – 1826

The Mier Church Padrones (Censuses) 1820 – 1826

This book is a genealogical treasure, it holds the Mier Padrones  (Censuses) for 1820 to 1826 of the Parroquia of Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico currently under the Dioceses of Matamoros Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is also the transcription of the digital images that you can find at FamilySearch.org under microfilm 1511692. The images transcribed in this book start on page 546…
WAC-21: The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society With Mary Torres

WAC-21: The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society With Mary Torres

Play Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/moisesgarza/WAC-021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Mary Torres the current president of the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society. They talk about the benefits that the RGVHGS offers and also why you should join a local genealogical society.…
Apuntes Genealogicos Del Capitan Diego Gonzalez

Apuntes Genealogicos Del Capitan Diego Gonzalez

Captain Diego Gonzalez was my 8th great grandfather. I was pleasantly surprised to find a book about him in my local university’s library. The book is titled “Apuntes Genealogicos del Capitan Diego Gonzalez” in English it basically translates to Genealogical Writings about Captain Diego Gonzalez. This book was written by Leticia E, Montemayor back in 1997 and it contains a…