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The mtDNA of Maria Cayetana Flores Valdez

This is the mtDNA report of Cayetana Flores Valdez that was prepared by Crispin Rendon and it contains the first 10 generations of female descendants. Below i included a portion of the introduction page so that you can get a first hand account from Crispin Rendon about this particular DNA report. Here is what Crispin has to say about the…

Delirio – The Fantastic, the Demonic, and the Réel: The Buried History of Nuevo León

Follow Marie Theresa Hernández as she explores how the folktales of Nuevo León that encode aspects of Nuevolenese identity have been lost, repressed, or fetishized in “legitimate” histories of the region. I had no idea that this book even existed but that changed when I attended the 36th Annual Texas State Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference when I meet Marie…

1858 and 1886 Maps of Nuevo Leon, Mexico

When doing Mexico Genealogy, in search of our ancestry, maps can be of great benefit and help. Specially since towns do change names. The following are two maps one is dated 1858 and the other 1886 both published by Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912. It is interesting to see how the names of towns changed in just a span of almost…