by Moises Garza

March 2, 2015

Last Names of Nuevo Leon

In this episode, Moises talks with librarian Michelle Hinojosa Melencio who is a member of the We Are Cousins community. They talk about Michelle’s ancestor Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran, about Family Tree Maker, and DNA research.

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Show Notes:

This is session number 25

This podcast’s main topic will be an interview with Michelle Hinojosa Melencio concerning her ancestor Silvario Villegas who was a civil war veteran.

Read Michelle Hinojosa Melencio’s Guest Blog Post

Brick Wall: Silvario Villegas (1830-1876) and Pabla Rodriguez (1827-1902)

Michelle Hinojosa Melencio Twitter


Michelle Hinojosa Melencio’s Email

Michelle mentions that the best way to contact her is to message him through the We Are Cousins Facebook Community page but here is her email. To contact Alfredo you can do so at michelle.hinojosa.melencio at

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About the author 

Moises Garza

I have doing my family genealogy since 1998. I am also the creator of this blog We Are Cousins, and the Mexican Genealogy blog. To always be up to date with both of these sites follow me on Facebook. To contact me or book me for a presentation, buy my books, and or learn more about me visit my personal website at

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  1. Great Podcast Michelle. I always read your genealogy posts. They are very interesting and informative. I think it’s really important for one to know their ancestral history, and being able to pass it on to future generations is worth all the time and research.

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