Recap of Presentation “Genealogical Resources for Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico”
Mier Tamaulipas has played a very important part in many of our family's history. Many generations were born, married, and died in Mier Tamaulipas and its municipality. I have been researching this area since 1998 and learned a great deal and a wealth of information in regards to the genealogical records that are available for Mier.
Here is a recap of what I covered in this presentation.
Main Topics Covered
The Mier 1767 Jurisdiction - It is imperative to know the past boundaries of the area you are researching
Historical Overview - The history of an area determines and affects where records may be found.
Present Municipality Boundaries - I showed how the present municipal boundary for Mier is half the size of the 1767 boundaries and where records may be found other than Mier.
Internet Resources - Two websites where you will find the major records for Mier.
Chrurch Records - I talked about the different Church records that are available for Mier and were to access them over the internet.
Civil Registration Records - I also talked about the importance of Civil Registry records and where to access them online.
Books of Interest - At last but not least, books that will provide you with records and history for Mier.
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