Online Historical Records Available at the General Archives of Coahuila Mexico

On October 9, 2015, Posted by , In Digital Library/Collection,Public Records, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Online Historical Records Available at the General Archives of Coahuila Mexico

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de Coahuila maintains a website that informs the public about its’ archival collections and offers online access to historical documents.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…

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…

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

On October 5, 2015, Posted by , In Digital Library/Collection,Public Records, tagged in ,,, , With Comments Off on Colonial Digital Library of Aguascalientes

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…

Bibliografía Mexicana

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Bibliografía Mexicana Another research gem is the Bibliografía Mexicana provided as a collaboration of the Instituto de Investigaciones (Literature Research Institute), Bibliográficas Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico (National Library of Mexico), and Hemeroteca Nacional de Mexico (National Newspaper of Mexico). This collection detail reports that the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico…

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…