Rare Mexican Genealogy Records Availabe at El Fondo Reservado

On November 6, 2015, Posted by , In Genealogy Books,Reference,Research Location,Video, tagged in , With Comments Off on Rare Mexican Genealogy Records Availabe at El Fondo Reservado

Biblioteca Nacional of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico Mexico’s national library is one of the major resources for Mexican genealogy research.  There are several specific resources important to genealogy research. Among these resources are rare Mexican genealogy records available at El Fondo Reservado (The Reserve Fund). El Fondo Reservado’s…

Free Genealogy Records and Database Search at Ancestry

On November 5, 2015, Posted by , In Public Records,Reference, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Free Genealogy Records and Database Search at Ancestry

Ancestry.com is known for its’ subscription-based genealogy resources. But did you know that Ancestry offers free genealogy records and database search of over 800 databases for free? Yes, free. Easy Steps to Access Free Databases and Records at Ancestry To view the full directory of free resources type “Ancestry.com” into…

Glossary of Mexican Land Terms

On September 27, 2015, Posted by , In Reference, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Glossary of Mexican Land Terms

  Many common terms of measurement exist in Spanish and Mexican land grants. Following is a handful of land terms useful when reading land grants: aldeas – hamlets a los consejos de ellas (related to land documents) – representatives arrabales – suburbs avecinado – person from a different locality bueno y mediano – good…