Month: March 2015

Four Generations of Velas

If your last name is Vela or if you have Vela ancestors this book is an excellent resource.  It is titled “Four Generations of Velas” and was compiled by Alfonso R. Ramirez back in 1986. This books focus is on the first four  generations of Vela descendants of Salvador Vela and Leonor Zamora whose marriage rites were performed in the…

Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar) by Frank Dominguez

I came across a great resource yesterday while browsing facebook. Frank Dominguez just published his free eBook titled “Index and Transcription to the Census of 1815 for the Province of Texas (San Antonio de Bexar)”. He is providing it for free to everyone. The eBook is being distributed through the website of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America. Mr. Dominguez…