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
In this post, you will find two great books in regards to the descendants of conquistadors and first Spanish settlers of New Spain (La Nueva España, nowadays Mexico).
For the longest time, I have been searching for books that contain the descendants of the first settlers or conquistadors of Mexico …
In this blog post, I will show you how to Find Records Researching Government and Church Political Jurisdictions of where your ancestors once lived.
Thus, it is very important that you as a genealogist and family historian learn that in order to find records about our ancestors you need to …
About a year ago there was an announcement of an amazing discovery, it was the discovery of The Manuscripts of Luis de Carvajal . You may be thinking that it is not a big deal but it is.
This small booklet is the oldest known Jewish document in Mexico. It …
Jewish Inquisition Records for Mexico exist and in this post, I provide you with more information and links to where you can find those records.
I will first tell you what the Inquisition is and then what a heretic is. Finally, I will list links to where you can