Using Government Sites for Genealogy Research

On November 10, 2015, Posted by , In Digital Library/Collection,Public Records, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Using Government Sites for Genealogy Research

By Diana DeLugan Diana is the author of Arizona Genealogy Free Resources Sourcebook, and family historian of the Otero family. She curates Genealogy Headline News which reports top news and future events in the genealogy community.   Using Government Sites for Your Genealogy Research Many state and federal government sites provide access to genealogy resources….

DeLugan’s Top Genealogy News Picks for 9 Nov 2015

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By Diana DeLugan Diana is the author of Arizona Genealogy Free Resources Sourcebook, and family historian of the Otero family of Tubac. She curates Genealogy Headline News which reports top news and future events in the genealogy community.       Here are DeLugan’s top genealogy news picks for 9 Nov 2015….

Locating Marriage Dispensas of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico

On October 10, 2015, Posted by , In Church Records,Digital Library/Collection,Research Location, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Locating Marriage Dispensas of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico

What are dispensas and why are they important? From the early 16th to 19th centuries, the Catholic Church issued marriage dispensa (dispensations) to prospective bride and grooms to verify they were eligible to be married under the sanction of the Church. According to Dan MacDonald of “The Brick Walls” website, marriage dispensations were…

Online Historical Records Available at the General Archives of Coahuila Mexico

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The Archivo General del Estado de Coahuila maintains a website that informs the public about its’ archival collections and offers online access to historical documents. Documents date from 1737 to 1906 and are downloadable in PDF format. Each image is identified by film number, date, city/town, and is accompanied by…

Sonora Mexico Archive of Wills 1786-1910

On October 5, 2015, Posted by , In Digital Library/Collection,Public Records, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Sonora Mexico Archive of Wills 1786-1910

Testamentos de Sonora 1786-1910 The General Archives of the State of Sonora (Archivo General del Estado de Sonora) maintains a site of great historical significance for genealogists interested in Mexican family history research. Publicly funded and supported by private donations to El Colegio de Sonora to support and complete this…

Colonial Digital Library of Aguascalientes

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El Acervo Digital Colonial del Archivo Histórico del Estado de Aguascalientes Today I came across a digital archive that might be beneficial in your Mexican-American genealogy research related to the State of Aguascalientes, Mexico. It is a digital collection of the Colonial Historical Archives of the State of Aguascalientes, Mexico…