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Re: [MexicoDNAProject] Re: Researching your ancestors

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  • Joel Peres
    oh yeah, I didn t think of that, Thanks Gary! Saludos & Thanks again for getting this forum going. cheers ... oh yeah, I didn t think of that, Thanks Gary!
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 18, 2013
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      oh yeah, I didn't think of that, Thanks Gary!
      Saludos & Thanks again for getting this forum going.
      cheers


      On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM, garyf@... <garyf@...> wrote:
       

      Land Grants may be a possibility Joel,
      http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/archives/land_grants.htm

      Aramberri, Nuevo León seems to be an agricultural area.

      Gary



      --- In MexicoDNAProject@yahoogroups.com, Joel Peres <joelfrancisperes@...> wrote:
      >
      > Does anyone have any info on them recruiting out of Nuevo Leon? My Great
      > Great Grandmother was Teofila Mares, born in 1854 in NM Territory,
      > nonetheless, her Son, my Great Grandfather Macedonio Peres & his Father
      > Victoriano Perez were both born in NL. Macedonio & my Granpa go on to
      > appear in the 1930 Mexico Census in NL. My only guess is that perhaps he
      > went up to NM to mine & brought back a NM Wife to NL. How else could they
      > have met?
      > https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP8M-XC5
      >
      >
      > On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 7:17 AM, earthchild_marie <
      > earthchild_marie@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **

      > >
      > >
      > > People follow the jobs. A lot of the NM people were miners from Zacatecas.
      > > When mines would close, the grapevine said where to go...
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In MexicoDNAProject@yahoogroups.com, "garyf@" <garyf@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > It is very useful to research the specific area in Mexico where your
      > > ancestors came from. Chances are you will be related to the earliest
      > > settlers of these areas.
      > > >
      > > > Since custom dictates that surnames in Latin America could come from the
      > > maternal lines this may help discover the origin of your surname line. You
      > > can see from the Project page that there are many different origins for the
      > > same surname. The exceptions are the DNA founder surnames (those founders
      > > that left a significant portion of their DNA in their area). These founders
      > > in the case of YDNA left a significant number of male progeny early on that
      > > ends up out-breeding other male lines because of this numerical advantage.
      > > >
      > > > Studying the history of the area will help you understand how these
      > > areas expanded and where the first settlers came from themselves.
      > > >
      > > > I recently discovered that miners in the U.S.A. were recruited by the
      > > copper mines from specific mining towns in Mexico (since they were much
      > > more experienced in mining) in the early 1900's (source Morenci Memories by
      > > J.B. Oviedo). I knew that my Mother was related to others in the small town
      > > in Arizona where she was born (Morenci) but I didn't know exactly how this
      > > came to be.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Gary
      > > > Mexico DNA Project Admin.
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >


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