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Watch Eligio Peña's presentation "Visiting a Cemetery and Uploading Photos to Find a Grave". Learn the basics of things you need to know before visiting a cemetery for research or to photograph its tombstones.

Also, learn about Find a Grave and how to upload images to it to help make them available to everyone.

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Early Settlers of Monterrey: Diego de Montemayor and Elvira Renteria Fernandez

Diego de Montemayor and Elvira Renteria Fernandez

One of the early settling families of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico is that of Diego de Montemayor and Elvira Renteria Fernandez. Diego de Montemayor is referred to in documents as El Mozo (Jr) to distinguish him from his father Diego de Montemayor.

Diego de Montemayor is the son of Diego de Montemayor and Maria Esquivel.

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Recap of Presentation “Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA”

Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA

Listen to Moises Garza present "Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA". Endogamy is the tendency of intermarrying within a close-knit society. Moises provides some examples of his own ancestors and explain as to how it effects his and your DNA cousin matches estimates. This presentation includes great genealogical information as well as knowledge to help you

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Presentation “Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA”

Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA

Come and listen to Moises Garza present "Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA". Endogamy is the tendency of intermarrying within a close-knit society. Moises will provide some examples of his own ancestors and explain as to how it effects his and your DNA cousin matches estimates. This presentation will include great genealogical information as well as

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Recap of Presentation “The Militarization of the Texas–Mexico Border 1910–1920”

The Militarization of the Texas–Mexico Border 1910–1920

Beatrice de Leon Edwards in her "The Militarization of the Texas - Mexican Border 1910-1920". presentation provided attendees with background of the events that lead to this militarization and provided us with an idea of how your ancestors might have had been impacted by it. This presentation is excellent for any family historian, genealogist, or History buff.

 

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Early Settlers of Camargo: Juan Bautista Garcia and Maria Rodriguez

Juan Bautista Garcia and Maria Rodriguez

An early family of the Villa of Camargo is that of Juan Bautista Garcia and Maria Rodriguez. In the 1757 census of Camargo they are listed as follows: "Juan Bautista Garcia, casado con Maria Rodriguez, tiene seis hijos, todas armas, quince caballos, dos burros y cinco sirvientes".

Here is the English translation: Juan Bautista Garcia, married to Maria Rodriguez, has … Read the rest

Early Settlers of Revilla: Jose Felix Herrera and Angela Josefa Gutierrez de Lara

Jose Felix Herrera and Angela Josefa Gutierrez de Lara

One of the early settling families of Guerrero (Revilla), Tamaulipas, Mexico is that of Jose Felix Herrera and Angela Josefa Gutierrez de Lara. In the 1757 census of Mier they are listed as follows; "Don Jose de Herrera, ausente, casado con Doña Isabel Benavidez, cuatro sirvientes, todas armas y cuatro caballos".

The parents of Jose Felix de Herrera are Joseph … Read the rest