Tag Archives: History

Presentation: Soy de Duval

The blog, Soy de Duval, is mostly a historical account of nineteenth century Duval County. Alfredo tells the story of Duval County from geologic times to about 1900. Occasionally he will have blogs past 1900 and from current happenings in Duval County, but only as they relate to history.

While this is not a genealogy blog it is a gold

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Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara

Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara is a Texas hero, but you probably have never heard about him. His name is not mentioned in Texas history classrooms, at least that was my experience. Luckily for us we have Antonio Lopez to tell us more about him. Mr Lopez grew up hearing stories, about Don Bernardo, from his own grandmother. Join us in … Read the rest

La Villa de Mier and It’s Ranches by 1888

The following is an 1888 description of Mier, Tamaulipas and a listing of the 40 ranches that existed in the municipality.

I found it looking over the Diccionario Geografico, Hitorico, y Biografico de Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos by Antonio Garcia Cubas and this is what I found for Mier. I thought it was interesting and worth sharing with you.

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