Following is a list of classes that I think will be of particular interest to those researching Hispanic and Hispanic-American ancestors, including one of my own. I look forward to seeing you in Grand Rapids!
Becoming familiar with the place names referenced in your ancestors’ Mexican records can be challenging, particularly for those of us who are not from Mexico and who might not have visited the places where our ancestors lived. This work is one of my regular “go to” reference tools when doing Mexican research.
The Ohio Genealogical Society opened up registration this past Monday (Cyber Monday) for its 2018 Conference in Columbus, Ohio this coming April. Both of my sessions are generously sponsored by the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America (GSHA).
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) released the program and schedule yesterday for its 2018 Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan this coming May. Conference registrations opens on December 1st.
This course discusses the history of railroads in the U.S., the types of records that exist, the type of genealogical information you can get from those records, and where you might find those records in both online and physical repositories.