Easy Genealogy?

Throughout my years of researching my ancestry, I have come to acquire knowledge of the people before me. I have to give credit to the authors of many genealogical and historical books that have helped me along my exploration. It may sound easy but I say to you that once you have to start searching…

Book Recommendation for Hispanic Genealogists

  If you have been able to trace your ancestry to several conquistadors and pobladores of Nueva Espana then this book will be of great reference to you. I ran into this book in the Fall semester of my senior year at the Jernigan Library in Kingsville, Texas. This book is in two volumes which contains short…

What Is Your Heritage? (Part 1)

We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott Maybe you are wondering what does herencia mean? When translated to English herencia  means heritage. Heritage is defined…