Laredo, Texas (Genealogy and History)

Welcome to the Laredo, Texas (Genealogy and History) page.

The purpose of this page is to provide you with resources so that you can better research your ancestors that might have at one point settled and or lived in Laredo, Texas.

Resources on this page cover the years 1750's to present.

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Early Settlers of Laredo

The following are the families that we have researched so far for Laredo. This list will grow as we continue to do research on this early settling families. If you descend from any of these families you qualify for the Texas First Families Certificate.

Las Villas del Norte Genealogy Database

We have thousands of families from Laredo in our community tree that has over One Million names. It includes the above families and many more recent ones. Once you become a member of Las Villas del Norte you can search the database here:

Books About Laredo

The following are books that are available on Amazon and are about genealogy or the history of Laredo. I also included the names of out of print books and a few links to eBooks available on the internet.

The following are out of print books that you can look for in a library using

  • San Agustin Parish of Laredo Marriage Book I 1790 - 1857
  • San Agustin Parish of Laredo Marriage Book II 1858 - 1881
  • Dolores, Revilla, and Laredo - Three Sister Settlements
  • Los Uribe de Laredo, Revilla, y San Ygnacio 1667 - 1919
  • Origen de los Fundadores de Laredo
  • Tomas Sanchez y La Fundacion de Laredo

The following are eBooks that you can read for free online.

Our Heritage Certificates

If you can trace your ancestry to any of the families listed above and can prove it with documentation then you qualify for our First Families Certificate.

Genealogy Records

The following are Record collections that are available for free at FamilySearch. Laredo Records FamilySearch Catalog

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The best way to help us provide resources about Laredo and continue to research not just it's founding families but all families that have lived in Laredo is by becoming a member of Las Villas del Norte. Click on the button below to read about the benefits of becoming a member.