Did any of your ancestors ever served in the Mexican Military? Imagine if they did what other valuable information you could add to your Genealogy Research. I have often wondered where I could find military documents and I found just the right place. It is the Archivo Hisotrico Militar maintained by SEDENA (Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional).
This archive contains thousands digital documents in regards to the Mexican military from 1821 to 1921, but I have also come to find some documents that are from the Spanish Colonial period.
Screen Shot of Archivo Hisotrico Militar’s Website
You can visit the website with his link:
You can go straight to searching the archives with this link:
I know that this military archive will be of great value to you. Let me know of any finds that you make. As for me I found three sets of documents in regards to the founding of Revilla, Mier, and Camargo by Joseph Tienda de Cuervo. All three sets contain a listing of all families of whom many are my ancestors. I even found out that one of them, my 6th great grandfather Miguel Martinez was a Teniente de Capitan.
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