Jewish Roots in Nuevo Leon

After the initial founding of Monterrey, the arrest and trial of the Carvajal family resulted on the scattering of the kingdom's initial settlers. Most people with ancestry in Nuevo Leon descend from the subsequent migration waves. This session analyzes the question of Jewish origins of these later settlers.

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Women in Colonial Spain

Women in colonial Spain retained their identities, names and rights to their involvement in land deals, purchase homes, trade for goods and even fulfill their dying wishes. Learn how to research Women using many types of records and develop a better understanding of their roles in Spanish Colonial Society.

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How Do I Keep Track of My Research?

Research logs are one of the keys to a successful research project. The use of a research log is to keep track of records already searched while saving time from searching through them again. This class will help create a research log along with the information to add to it.

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How to Make the Most of your AncestryDNA Matches

This presentation provides hints and strategies to help you discover exactly how you are related to many of your AncestryDNA matches.

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Tracing Ancestors through Revolutionary Mexico

Listen to the story of Atala Apodaca Anaya and her achievements as a female revolutionary during the early 20th century, as well as those of other lesser known figures from the Revolución Mexicana. Learn about sources and methodologies for tracing your own ancestors in revolutionary Mexico.

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Unique Resources for Texas Genealogy Research

Many resources have been made available to the public by colleges and universities and other organizations that are digitizing and posting portions of their collections. These possibilities are worth considering as you may find that quality studies have already been done on the people or places of interest to you.

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Applying the Principle of 3 to Genealogy Research

Things seem to happen in groups of 3. Whether the 3 brothers are in a fairy tale or a family story, we like that number. Similarly, when 2 pieces of evidence are contradictory, a third piece may help break the tie. Good research requires more than one item of documentation.

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Snapshot in Time: Your Family in Spanish Colonial Censuses

Padrones, or censuses, were taken for nearly every location throughout Spain’s colonial reign and are invaluable for providing a snapshot of families in a specific time and place. Learn to find padrones for your research locations and how to utilize the information they hold.

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Utilizing Timelines in Your Research

Does your family tree have parents younger than their children, ancestors who lived too long, or unexplainable gaps? Timelines can help keep things in research order, point out what is missing and even help break down the brick wall. Learn how a timeline can help you become a better researcher.

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Tejano Survival – Three Generations of Tejanos, 1792 to 1965

Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm talks in detail about her ancestors struggle for survival in spite of adversity and a feud against another family. She talks about the historical climate of the time and once can get an idea of what other Mexican american families went throug after Mexico lost Texas to the United States.

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Where did my family live?

In this presentation, Susana Guerra Privett will share some personal searches for my family in Texas and share some information that may help you in your quest. This focus will be on enumerator maps. Who were enumerators? What are enumeration districts? What enumeration maps are available? What do marks on maps mean?

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Families of Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850

Professor Mauricio J. González will talk about his most recent book, Tracing My Mother’s Roots in Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850. He will discuss several aspects of the book, including organization and sources. He will also showcase some of his ancestors and the families with whom they had a connection.

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