A few months ago I was conducting research trying to get all the names of the people that came with Christopher Columbus to the New World and I came across a resource that contains a wealth of information. This website, titled Biblioteca Garay, focuses on historical documents that are also of genealogical importance. Specially if anyone of the mentioned people turn out to be your ancestors. Even if you do not find an ancestor there it is just amazing to read the transcribed documents. This online library contains a wealth of information on it’s collection titled “500 años de Mexico en Documents”.
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Let me just warn you first, this website is entirely in Spanish. You will need to use Google translate in case that you do not know how to read in Spanish. This collection has hundreds of transcriptions of documents dating all the way back to the 1400’s all the way to the middle of the 1900’s. As of now the interesting documents to me are the Cristobal Colon and Hernan Cortes. I am trying to identify if any of my ancestors came with Crotes to the new world.
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Let me know in the comments section of this post of any genealogical nuggets that you may find in this website. Hope that you like it.
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