Upcoming and Past Presentation Calendar

In this page you will find our monthly presentation schedule, title of presentation, and name of presenter.

Each month we record a presenter and then we upload the recording to our website so that our members can enjoy them when ever and where ever they want to view them. Presentations are posted on the specified date. Become a member today!!!

Schedule of Presentations for 2021

  • 1-10-2021 - "El Mesquite: Writing Your Family Memoir" - by Barbara Renaud View Recording
  • 2-7-2021 - "Why do the last names change?" - by Jose Ruben Riojas View Recording
  • 2-21-2021 - "The Alamo in My Story" - Barbara Renaud View Recording
  • 3-14-2021 at 2:00 PM CST - "So, You Think You Are Related to a Mexican Revolutionary?" - by Cindy Medina 
  • 4-11-2021 - "1st Founders of San Antonio" - by Maria Elena Laborde
  • 4-25-2021 - "Did Your Abuelita…?" - by Schelly Talalay Dardashti
  • 5-16-2021 - "Deciphering Handwriting in Old Documents" - by Leslie Carney
  • 6-13-2021 - "Exploring the Guanche Roots of Francisco Baez de Benavides" - by Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards
  • 6-27-2021 - "Overcoming Language Barriers in Genealogical Research" - by Esther Camacho
  • 7-11-2021 - "Understanding the Ethnic Ancestry in Your DNA Test" - by Richard Hill
  • 8-8-2021 - "Paleography… Its Importance in Genealogy" - by Maria Elena Laborde
  • 8-22-2021 - "Using City Directories to Build Family History" - by Esther Camacho
  • 9-12-2021 - "Searching for the Mysterious Francisco Ruel" - by Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards
  • 10-3-2021 - "Improving Your Research with the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS)" - by Colleen Robledo Greene
  • 10-17-2021 - "Y-Chromosome Insights & Strategies" - by Richard Hill
  • 11-14-2021 - "Families of Revilla (Guerrero Viejo) 1750-1850" - by Mauricio Gonzalez
  • 12-12-2021 - "Where did my family live?" - by Susana Privett

Past Presentations

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2020 Presentations

  • 1-19-2020 - "Tracing My Mother's Ancestors From Revilla to San Ygnacio, Texas" - by Professor Mauricio J. Gonzalez View Recording
  • 2-9-2020 - "Cavazos Family History: Discoveries From 40 Years Research" - by Roberto Canales View Recording
  • 3-8-2020 - "How to Start Your Family Tree" - by Moises Garza View Recording
  • 4-19-2020 - "A Look at Border Crossing Cards" - by Moises Garza View Recording
  • 5-17-2020 - "Where to Find Genealogy Books Online" - Moises Garza View Recording
  • 6-14-2020 - "Alien Registration File or A-File" - by Marty Puentes View Recording
  • 7-26-2020 - "The Oñate Expedition" - by Gary de Leon View Recording
  • 8-23-2020 - "Overcoming Language Barriers in Genealogical Research" - by Esther Camacho View Recording
  • 9-13-2020 - "Indigenous Northeastern Mexico: The Ancestors of the Tejanos" - by John Schmal View Recording
  • 10-18-2020 - "Writing History With Genealogy" - Dave Gutierrez View Recording
  • 11-8-2020 - "Sephardic Research and Resources" - Schelly Talalay Dardashti View Recording
  • 12-13-2020 - "The Impact of the De Leon Family in Texas" - Dr. Carolina Crimm View Recording

2019 Presentations

2018 Presentations

  • 1-19-2018 - Why You Should be Using a Computer Program to Manage Your Family Tree - by Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 2-23-2018 - (Online Only) - How to Use Monterrey Online Archives - by: Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 3-19-2018 - "Census Data: A Genealogist Valued Resource" - by Susana Guerra Privett, Data Dissemination Specialist  View Video Recording
  • 4-16-2018 - "How to Organize Your Genealogical Information" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 5-14-2018 - "El Diezmero de Reynosa Don Vicente Lopez de Herrera" by Author Roberto Herrera Ritte View Video Recording
  • 6-11-2018 - "La Voz de Amor" - Book presentation by Author Alfredo Cardenas View Video Recording
  • 7-16-2018 - "Libro de Matrimonios de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Loreto de Burgos " - By Carlos Martin Herrera View Video Recording
  • 8-13-2018 - "Researching Your Family Roots in The Rio Grande Valley" By Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 9-10-2018 - "Two Countries One Lie"- By Joe Sierra View Video Recording
  • 10-15-2018 - Hidden History: Hidalgo Cemetery 1884 - by Esther N. Camacho, MLS View Video Recording
  • 11-19-2018 - The Militarization of the Texas - Mexican Border 1910 - 1920 - By Author Beatriz de Leon View Video Recording
  • 12-10-2018 - Making Sense of Endogamy and its Effect in our DNA – by Moises Garza View Video Recording

2017 Presentations

2016 Presentations

  • 1-10-2016 - "Genealogical Resources for Mier Tamaulipas, Mexico" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 2-7-2016 - "Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara Uribe, the First President of Texas" - By Antonio Lopez View Video Recording
  • 3-13-2016 - "Soy de Duval" - By Alfredo Cardenas View Video Recording 
  • 4-10-2016 - "Overview of FamilySearch.org and Search Strategies" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording 
  • 5-15-2016 - "The Salinas and Saldana Family Tree Website" - by Irma Saldana View Video Recording 
  • 6-12-2016 - "Is Your Ancestor Really Your Ancestor? The Importance of Citations" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording 
  • 7-10-2016 - "Finding Your Ancestors in the United States Census Records" - by Esther Camacho View Video Recording 
  • 8-14-2016 - "The Founding of Mercedes, Texas" - by Author Beatrice de Leon View Video Recording 
  • 9-11- 2016 - "Overview of Ancestry.com and Search Strategies" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording 
  • 10-16-2016 - "American Genealogical Resources to Help you Discover Your Mexican Ancestry" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording 
  • 11-6-2016 - "Researching the Marriage Dispensations of the Diocese of Guadalajara" - by Mario Davila View Video Recording 
  • 12-11-2016 - "Backing up and Protecting Your Genealogical Data" - by Moises Garza View Video Recording

2015 Presentations

  • 3-8-2015 - How I used the Church Padrones (Censuses) to break some of my brick walls - by Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 4-12-2015 - Libro de Matrimonios de Reynosa 1790-1811 - by Author Mario Davila View Video Recording
  • 5-10-2015 - Getting Started With Your Genealogy, "Your First Five Generation Family Tree" . - by Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 7-12-2015 - Balo's War: A Novel About the Plan of San Diego - by author Alfredo Cardenas View Video Recording
  • 8-9-2015 - "Tools, and Software to Preserve Your Photos and Documents" - Moises Garza View Video Recording
  • 9-13- 2015 - The History of Ciudad Mier - Jimmy Lopez View Video Recording
  • 10-11-2015 - The Origin of the Gonzalez Hidalgo From Cerralvo, N. L. Mexico  - Miguel Angel Gonzalez View Video Recording
  • 11-8-2015 - Beginners DNA Testing for Genealogy and to Las Villas del Norte DNA Project - by Moises Garza and Mario Davila View Video Recording
  • 12-7-2015 - Las Villas del Norte Social, Bring in Your Family Trees and Family Books View Video Recording