Mexican Genealogy

Articles about Mexican genealogy.

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FGS & National Park Service Partner on US-Mexico War History Project

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and the National Park Service (NPS) are collaborating on a project to help preserve and share the history of those who served in the U.S. Mexico War. I just emailed the project coordinator to find out how I can help! WILL YOU?

Researching Mexican Ancestry

My Three Go-To Help Tools for Working with Mexico Genealogy Records

These are the tools that I always have open and in front of me any time I work with Mexico civil registration and Catholic church parish records. And since I can only fudge my way through reading Spanish, these are the same tools I provide my Spanish-fluent father whenever he translates these records for me.

Hispanic Heritage Happenings Launch

My Hispanic Genealogy & History Newsletter Launches November 15th…Sign Up Now!

I am launching a new FREE email newsletter focusing on Hispanic genealogy, history, and traditions. Hispanic Heritage Happenings will go out twice a month, delivered to your email inbox on the 1st and the 15th. Each issue will include a compilation and summary of relevant blog posts, tutorials, tips, reviews, collections and records, publications, webinars, conferences, seminars, workshops, etc., that I have identified and personally selected for you.

FamilySearch Digitized Mexico Records

Locating Those Non-Searchable Browsable-Only Digitized Mexico Records on FamilySearch

Last week I explained why you shouldn’t give up if you don’t find records pertaining to your Mexican ancestors when using the Search feature on FamilySearch. This post demonstrates how to quickly and directly find the digitized collections available online for your Mexican ancestors’ home state(s).

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