This introductory overview lecture explains Hispanic genealogy concepts, immigration to and migration within the U.S., researching your ancestors lives in the U.S. and in the homeland, and key reference tools for better understanding the records.
The TxSGS conference program has a great lineup presenting on sessions that are specific to Hispanic research. I encourage anyone with Hispanic ancestry, or just an interest in Hispanic research to attend.
Join me this coming Sunday, September 15th for a jam-packed lecture that explains the two “bread and butter” record types for Mexican and Hispanic genealogy – Catholic parish registers and government civil registrations.
Are you interested in learning about the history of your Mexican ancestors, but don’t know how to get started? Have you been researching your Mexican family history for a while, but want some additional tips or need a refresher?
This course discusses the history of Texas, 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.
The January launch of my new Hispanic SIG for VGA was moved from January to February. You still have time to register and join us!