Tag Archives: Genealogy

The 38th Annual Conference Was Awesome!

I feel very lucky and grateful that I got started in this journey many years ago. I am amazed at the love that the WeAreCousins community showed me at the conference in Austin. I printed 90 WAC tags and guess what, they were all gone by early morning on Friday. We also took a group photo and I will post…

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…

Are You Going?

I am getting all excited, that time of the year is upon us. On October the 6th the 37th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference will get started. God willing this will be my third conference and this year the Spanish American Genealogical Society is sponsoring the conference in their home town of Corpus Christy, Texas. If you…

1716 Baptism of Maria Josepha de Alanis in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This is 12-29-1716 baptism of my 6th great grandmother Maria Josepha de Alanis in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This document indicates that her parents are Lorenzo de Alanis and Faviana Rodriguez. Her godparents were Antonio de Olivares and Ana Rodriguez. Maria grows up to marry Nicolas Marroquin in October 17, 1734 the son of Nicolas Marroquin and Francisca Montemayor Rodriguez.…