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.
U.S. federal population censuses are my favorite type of record for doing U.S. genealogy and history research. These FREE tutorials provide extensive details about each federal population census.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau is hosting a FREE webinar about the most recent American Community Survey on September 11th. This is a great way for genealogy societies to learn more about their current and potential member demographics.
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?