Have you inherited an obituary or another type of biographical sketch of a Mexican ancestor or relative? Would you like to learn how to dig deeper into that record to discover more about that individual and his/her family? Join me at the 28th Annual Genealogical Society of Hispanic America Conference!
News, tips, and reviews of relevance and interest to genealogists.
Before you begin digging into Mexican records, you need to first narrow down the scope of your search by identifying you ancestor’s hometown in Mexico. The reason for this is twofold: it narrows down the focus of your search, and it helps you identify the right collections to use.
This is exciting news, because I do not see many in-person or online classes focusing on Asian genealogy–at conferences, institutes, seminars, in society programs, or via webinars.
What can DNA testing tell you about your ethnic origins? How can it be used to piece together your family history? Are those TV commercials all hype? How have anthropologists and historians used this type of DNA testing to solve historical mysteries? Can these tests reveal anything about your health?
Are you looking to learn more about working with Mexico’s civil registrations and church parish records to research your Mexican ancestors? Do you help patrons or clients of Mexican descent? Frustrated because you don’t know Spanish, so you think you can’t get very far with Mexican family history? Then join me at the 48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree!