Requesting Mexican Birth Records from Outside Mexico

On August 25, 2015, Posted by , In Public Records,Video, tagged in , , With Comments Off on Requesting Mexican Birth Records from Outside Mexico

All genealogical researchers value birth records as rich sources of information. The following brief news clip from CNN en Espanol explains how Mexican nationals who live abroad can request copy of their Mexican Birth Records (Spanish Language Video). Mexican birth certificates can also be ordered online through the office of…

Mexico Records Overview

On August 15, 2015, Posted by , In Church Records,Public Records,Video, tagged in ,,, , With Comments Off on Mexico Records Overview

In the following video Cristy Cowan, Ancestry.com’s Barefoot Genealogist, provides historical background of Civil records, Church records, and Census records. The video will help you understand what you should expect to find in each record type. Mexico records are available for the following dates: Census 1689, 1868, 1878, 1895, 1900, 1910,…

Mexican Library Locator

On August 5, 2015, Posted by , In Public Records,Research Location, tagged in , With Comments Off on Mexican Library Locator

  We can all know that libraries are great resources for research in any field. This is true for the field of genealogy. Mexico maintains public libraries in every state. If your research is stuck, try and determine the location of where your ancestors may have lived. Consider calling or writing…

Civil Registration versus Church Records Overview

On August 2, 2015, Posted by , In Church Records,Public Records,Training,Video, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Civil Registration versus Church Records Overview

In this video, Ancestry.com”s Cristy Cowan “Barefoot Genealogist” distinguishes the difference between Mexico’s civil records and church records. In particular, you will learn what types of records to look for through a church’s archives and what documents you may discover in civil records. You should watch the video to learn…

Introduction

On August 1, 2015, Posted by , In MAGP, With Comments Off on Introduction

Welcome to MAGP! This portal is an ongoing project by author Diana DeLugan to provide resources for genealogists and family historians who are researching Mexican-American ancestry. Resources posted on this site are intended for ancestors who are deceased. It is not a research site for living relatives or DNA. Videos have…