Tag Archives: South Texas Genealogy

WAC-23: The Yolanda Gonzalez Collection with Gene Fernandez

  Play Podcast: Summary: In this episode Moises talks with Gene Fernandez from the Brownsville City Cemetery and the Brownsville Historical Society. They talk about the “Yolanda Gonzalez Collection” among other topics. Show Notes: This is session number 23 Gene Fernandez talks about the Yolanda Gonzalez Collection that he helped obtain and preserve. The collection is available at the Stillman…

Ramon and Ponciano Salinas Flores Land Purchase of Porcion 39

The following is a 1910 translation of a property deed made in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico on October 9, 1888. Where my wife’s great-great-grandfather Ramon Salinas Flores and his brother Ponciano Salinas Flores bought 106 Varas by 25,000 Varas from several of their relatives. The land was originally part of portion 39 Land Grant that was owned by their great-grandfather Jose…

Danny Villarreal’s Website – A Hispanic Genealogy Treasure

Danny Villarreal’s website is another treasure for Hispanic genealogy and the most complete resource when it comes down to researching the Villarreal Surname, but don’t be deceived. Many people may turn it’s back quickly thinking “I don’t have Villarreal ancestors what am I doing here?”. Danny’s website will not disappoint you he has an extensive database of over 11,000 individuals…