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.
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.
Are you just starting to research your Hispanic ancestors? Are you a seasoned researcher who wants to learn new strategies to build your Hispanic family tree out further? Are you a genealogist or librarian who assists Hispanic researchers?
When teaching Hispanic genealogy classes, I am often asked for advice about researching our ancestors in Spain. Legacy Tree Genealogists recently published a good introduction on their blog for researching your ancestry in Spain.
Are you just starting to research your Hispanic ancestors? Do you want to learn about record collections or strategies to build your Hispanic family tree out further? Are you a genealogist or librarian who assists Hispanic researchers?
Padrinos play an important role in Hispanic culture and family history. Identifying and tracking the names of padrinos found in the records of your ancestors can provide clues to help further trace your ancestral lines, and can help you develop a better understanding of the kinship ties in your ancestral hometown.