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…

Mexican-American-Genealogy-Events

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In News & Events,Training, tagged in , , With Comments Off on Mexican-American-Genealogy-Events

Mexican-American Genealogy Events – Mark Your Calendar Happy Sunday. Here is our first installment of Mexican-American Genealogy Events. We will search for workshops or conferences that can help you expand your Mexican-American genealogy research. By attending a local conference or workshop, you can discover new tools, technology, or leads to…

Genealogy Headline News Update

On November 30, 2015, Posted by , In News & Events, With Comments Off on Genealogy Headline News Update

PUBLISHING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCEMENT Genealogy Headline News Please note the following scheduled breaks in publishing due to the 2015 Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays. Sunday, November 29, 2015 Sunday, December 27, 2015 We thank you for your readership and will resume Sunday publication of Genealogy Headline News on all other Sundays. Archive viewing remains available.  

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

On November 9, 2015, Posted by , In Digital Library/Collection,News & Events, tagged in , With Comments Off on DeLugan’s Top Genealogy News Picks for 9 Nov 2015

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….

Pimeria Alta Historical Society in Nogales AZ Hosting A Free Genealogy Workshop

On November 8, 2015, Posted by , In News & Events,Training,Uncategorized, tagged in , With Comments Off on Pimeria Alta Historical Society in Nogales AZ Hosting A Free Genealogy Workshop

PIMERIA ALTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM HOSTS GENEALOGY WORKSHOP On November 14, 2015, the Pimeria Alta Historical Society and Museum in Nogales, AZ is hosting a free genealogy workshop with Diana DeLugan, author of Arizona Genealogy Free Resources Sourcebook, Otero family historian, and sponsor of Mexican-American Genealogy Portal. The workshop…

Free Access to Fold3 Native American Records

On November 8, 2015, Posted by , In News & Events, tagged in ,,, , With Comments Off on Free Access to Fold3 Native American Records

By Diana DeLugan Many Mexican-Americans have Native American roots. In my family, oral history suggests that my maternal grandfather Leopoldo Sinohui was Yaqui Indian. If you have an interest in researching your family’s history, you should check out the free access to Fold3’s Native American Records. Fold3 Native American Collection…

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…

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…