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The 39th Annual Conference Starts Today

39th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference
.I am so excited that the 39th Annual Conference Starts Today! Actually, it’s full name is the 39th Annual Texas State Genealogical and Historical conference. As you may already know this year it is in San Antonio Texas. Also, as you read this I am either on my way to San Antonio or setting up my vendor table. If you…

Texas Archive of The Moving Image

I just wanted to make you aware of a great resource that really like. It is not too much genealogy related but it is a great website that I know you will enjoy. This website, TAMI, Texas Archive of the Moving Image is a repository of films that have anything to do with Texas. They are either about Texas, filmed…

Herencia Mestena Un Reencuentro con la historia del rancho San Rafael de las Tortillas Guerrero, Tamaulipas

Some time back this book was posted at the We Are Cousins group “Herencia Mestena Un Reencuentro con la historia del rancho San Rafael de las Tortillas Guerrero, Tamaulipas”. I did not think much about it since I had not come across any genealogical information about my family in regards to this ranch/town. Months latter while talking to my uncle…

Agualeguas Church Death Records 1821 – 1880

The Agualeguas “Church Death Records 1821 – 1880” book is an excellent resource. Specially if you ancestor was from this Mexican Town in Nuevo, Leon Mexico or it’s surrounding area. This book was written by SAGA the Spanish American Genealogical Association back in 1989 as part of their “Escandon Project”. As stated in the title this book cover the time…

Images of America, Hidalgo County Texas

I am currently reading the book by Karen Gerhardt and Rod Santa Ana III titled “Images of America, Hidalgo County Texas”. I want to thank my friend Juan Lino Garza for lending it to me. If your family has deep or recent rots to Hidalgo County I highly recomend this little 128 page book. It contains information form the early…

Spanish Patriots During the American Revolution, 1779-1783, The 8-volume Series

Do you know if your ancestor or ancestors where Spanish Patriots During the American Revolution? I first became aware last year that many of us may have Spanish patriots as ancestors, when I attended the Brownsville Historical Association’s Branching Out: Genealogy Workshop 2013. Presenter Elizabeth Heis: Resgistrar Dubois Hite Chapter DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Vice Chairman Volunteer Genealogist…