Category Archives: Resources

The Facebook Mexican Genealogy Project

Are you on Facebook? If you are not you need to consider getting an account to fully partake and benefit form genealogies greatest resource, each other. Facebook is an excellent resource and a great tool to network with other researchers. As you may already be aware, I started the www.mexicangenealogy.info from requests of readers of We Are Cousins for a…

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…