In this post, I will show you why it is important to analyze the marriage records that you find. Nowadays indexes have made it so easy for us to find marriage dates for our ancestors.
Tools like books, FamilySearch, and ancestry make it so easy for us. Many times we …
The book by Marc Simmons "The Last Conquistador Juan de Onate and the Settling of the Far Southwest" is an excellent book. I highly recommend it to anyone that has ancestors that went with Onate to New Mexico.
You will not find much genealogical information on them but you
The book Moctezuma's Children: Aztec Royalty under Spanish Rule 1520–1700 is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to find out more about the descendants of Moctezuma.
Through, my research I have not come across any books that focus on the genealogy of Native Americans or Indigenous Natives of Mexico,
A few weeks ago I ran across some books that will interest you. The Golden Book of the Spanish Nobility is actually a six-volume set.
It is free to download and it has been an invaluable resource for researching the ancestors of my 13th great-grandparents Lope de Sosa and Ines …
I recently came across two books that document The Genealogy of the Oldest Families of Mexico. Both were written by Don Ricardo Ortega y Perez Gallardo in 1908. They are titled Historia Genealogica de las Familias Mas Antiguas de Mexico.
Don Ricardo’s focus is the genealogy of the titled and …
In this post I talk about a book dedicated to the founders of Nueva Galicia. It is titled Fundadores de Nueva Galicia Guadalajara Tomo I.
The author of this book is none other than Guillermo Garmendia Leal who is known for his extensive work and publications about Nuevo Leon,
Maps are vital to genealogy research and in this post, you will find 31 Mexican Maps by State Dated 1884 - 1886. They provide a glimpse to towns and villages that may no longer exist or whose name has been changed.
They also provide you with clues as to
29th GSHA Annual Conference In Pueblo, Colorado is fast approaching. It will be from August 17 through the 19th.
I am also happy to announce that I will be presenting at this conference. So if you live in Colorado make sure to attend or drop by to say hi.
The Sagrada Mitra de Valladolid, Antiguo Obispado de Michoacan used to cover Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi, Michoacan, Colima, and some towns in the border of Jalisco and other states.
If you have ancestors from this area then the marriage Dispensation records of this dioceses are worth checking out. It was …
In this post I will provide you with a Guide to Materials in the Principal Archives of Mexico that can be used in your genealogical research. Several years ago I came across an eBook that I believe is of great importance.
It is a book written back in 1913