Author Archives: Moises Garza

About 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 moisesgarza@gmail.com

Las Villas del Norte 2017 Journal

  Las Villas del Norte Genealogy Group has published their 2017 Journal and it is now available for purchase. I had the honor of editing many great articles and putting the journal together. This journal was dedicated to our grandparents and it contains a great deal of genealogical information on families from South Texas and Northeastern Mexico and down below…

Genealogies of Early San Antonio Families

If your family or ancestors are from the San Antonio area the book by Fredrick C. Chabot is a must have book. It is a compilation of family genealogies since the settlement of San Antonio all the way up till 1937 when the author published the book. The book is divided in four sections; Spanish-Mexicans from pages 15 – 243, …

Bexar Archives Online 1717 – 1805

A great genealogical and historical resource that we have at our disposal is the Bexar Archives located at The University of Texas at Austin in their Briscoe Center for American History. This collection contains documents from 1717 to 1805. These archives are the official Spanish documents that preserve the political, military, economic, and social life of the Spanish province of…