Hispanics Pearl Harbor and WWII

On December 8, 2015, Posted by , In Video,War, tagged in , , With Comments Off on Hispanics Pearl Harbor and WWII

By Diana DeLugan HISPANICS, PEARL HARBOR, AND WWII Once again, a collective pause echoes across the United States as we commemorate the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan on December 7, 1941. The tragic loss of life at Pearl Harbor and heroic efforts of our soldiers…

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…

Church Records Available for Genealogy Research at the Archivo Histórico del Arzobispado de Guadalajara

On October 8, 2015, Posted by , In Church Records,Public Records,Research Location,Video, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Church Records Available for Genealogy Research at the Archivo Histórico del Arzobispado de Guadalajara

Brief History of the Archivo Histórico del Arzobispado de Guadalajara Since its inception, the Catholic Church ordered that its Ecclesiatical records be archived. Church records in modern day Mexico date back to the early 16th century. The archivo histórico del Arzobispado de Guadalajara, Jalisco (historical archives of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara,…

National Archives of Mexico

On October 7, 2015, Posted by , In Public Records,Research Location,Video, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on National Archives of Mexico

Archivo General y Público de la Nación The Archivo General y Público de la Nación was originally the Archives of New Spain established in 1790 to preserve the memory of the new country known as Mexico. The public archive was renamed the Archivo General de la Nación (General National Archives) in…

Getting to Know Historic Archive of Tijuana Mexico

On October 6, 2015, Posted by , In Public Records,Research Location,Video, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Getting to Know Historic Archive of Tijuana Mexico

What is the Historic Archive of Tijuana? Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico offers genealogists and family history researchers access to a major archive focused on the history of Tijuana, Mexico and its’ citizens. The Archivo Historico de Tijuana (Historic Archive of Tijuana) was established in 2001 and is located within the…

Top Tips for Beginning Mexico Family History Research Overview

On September 21, 2015, Posted by , In Training,Video, tagged in , With Comments Off on Top Tips for Beginning Mexico Family History Research Overview

In this video from Ancestry.com, Cristy Cowan known as the Barefoot Genealogist will provide you basic information on how to do basic Mexican family research and includes: Naming Conventions Identifies types of U.S. records relevant to Mexico family research How to use the Ancestry.com Card Catalog to narrow your genealogy…

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,…

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…