Presentation “Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands”

Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands

Come and listen to Beatrice de Leon Edwards present "Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands".

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How is it that the DNA of the ancient indigenous Guanches of the Canary Islands is present in many Hispanics of northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States?

In this presentation Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards explains the connection that

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Early Settlers of Mier: Jose Francisco Ignacio Gutierrez and Maria Matiana de Hinojosa

Jose Francisco Ignacio Gutierrez and Maria Matiana de Hinojosa

An early settling family of Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Jose Francisco Ignacio Gutierrez and Maria Matiana de Hinojosa. In the 1757 census of Mier, they are listed as follows "Don Ignacio Gutierrez, casado con Doña Maria Hinojosa, dos hijos, armas, diez caballos, un burro y dos sirvientes, el uno casado, tres hijos.

I have yet to discover the … Read the rest

Presentation “A Look at Mexican Civil Registration Records”

A Look at Mexican Civil Registration Records

Come and listen on how since 1859 Mexican Law has required that every birth, death, and marriage event be recorded by Mexico's Civil Registration Office. In this presentation you will learn More about the Civil Registration and what genealogical information each of these records contain along as where to find these records online and offline.

The presentation will be October

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Early Settlers of Revilla: Pedro Alcantara Baez Benavides and Maria Josefa Ochoa

Pedro Alcantara Baez Benavides and Maria Josefa Ochoa

One of the early settling families of Revilla (Guerrero), Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Pedro Alcantara Baez Benavides and Maria Josefa Ochoa. In the 1757 census of Revilla they are listed as follows "Don Pedro de Alcantara Benavidez, casado con Doña Maira de Ochoa, dos Hijos, armas, seis vaballos y dos burros".

Pedro Alcantara Baez Benavides is the son of … Read the rest