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de Coahuila maintains a website that informs the public about its’ archival collections and offers online access to historical documents.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

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…