I had the pleasure recently of joining my colleague genealogy educator Amy Johnson Crow on her new podcast, Generations Cafe, to share some of my key tips for researching Mexican ancestry.
While doing last minute preparation on Sunday for my final lecture that the Texas State Genealogical Society’s excellent conference in San Antonio, I noticed a new feature on FamilySearch. They have rolled out an easier more direct way to access those unlinked (non-indexed, non-searchable, browsable-only) digitized collections.
Do you have Hispanic ancestors, or work with Hispanic patrons or clients? Join me November 2nd – 4th at the TxSGS Family History Conference in San Antonio, Texas! Following is a list of classes that I think will be of particular interest at TxSGS 2018 to those researching Hispanic ancestors.
In six weeks, I return to teach at one of my favorite genealogy conferences. The Texas State Genealogical Society (TxSGS) is participating in the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio, Texas by holding its annual family history conference there. My sessions include a mix of Hispanic research and technology tools.
Rich Venezia takes the mystery out of Alien Registration Files and other USCIS record sets that are valuable to your genealogy research. Learn about five key record types and how to order them. I received answers back to my USCIS requests in less than one month.
If you have Spanish roots, I want to introduce you to The Genealogy Corner blog, published by Daniel. He blogs regularly about his Spanish and English research. Daniel published a video tutorial on YouTube this week about Spanish death certificates, so I thought this a good time to steer my readers with Spanish roots to some of Daniel’s work.