Researching Hispanic ancestors involves a significant amount of time working with Catholic church records. Having a solid understanding of those records is essential to doing good genealogy. I highly recommend this webinar to anyone with Catholic ancestors.
Do you have Hispanic roots? Does your library or genealogical society work with people of Hispanic descent. Following is a list of classes that I think will be of particular interest at OGS 2018 to those researching Hispanic and Hispanic-American ancestors.
This two-part online study group will explain general concepts that pertain to Hispanic genealogy, discuss Hispanic immigration to and migration within the U.S., explain researching the homeland, and recommend key must-have reference tools for anyone doing Hispanic research.
Our ancestors’ lives did not consist of just the facts we typically look for in historical records. Social history helps us develop a holistic approach to research.
Excellent news for my fellow Mexico researchers! FamilySearch quietly started rolling out its indexed Mexican Civil Registration collection last week.