I have found Mexico Genealogy can be tricky. These things have helped me.
Mexican Civil Registrars
Gary Felix’s web site- a ton of info, links and coat of arms plus DNA info
Naturalization and Immigration records
US Labor Manafests
Family History Library in Salt Lake has good research and a downloadable outline called 36342_Mexico
There is Mexico Census on line
Try the “Seabury Papers”
South Texas Archives has a large Hispanic data base
Look for Ranchero Maps for births and deaths.
Download a spanish translator
Get maps of every period in Mexico as the borders can change with the USA several times within a few years.
From: shaylalasmom <shaylalasmom@...
Sent: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 4:14 pm
Subject: [Genealogy Research Club] information on relatives who came from mexico
I have been trying to research my grandparents sides of the family but i only have ancestry u.s. and that doesnt give me info on crossing over to CA from mexico. I really would like to find out when eliza ordunez gonzales and manuel gonzales crossed over
Here is what i know
my grandpa's parents were Eliza or elisa gonzales her maiden name was Ordunez and she was born in 1895 possibly in Chihuahua mexico she marr
ied Manuel Gonzales born in 1876 possibly in Juarez mexico they later moved to colton california and had several children whose names are as follows. the first two names were printed wrong and i have put the correct spelling(they are stated lamasa and leadoro)
Tamasa gonzales (1912 or 1913)
Teadoro (ted) gonzales (1915)
Patrick gonzales (1917)
Melchiorre (Mel) gonzales (1919 or 1920)
Concha (chon) gonzales (1922)
Sernua(fermin) gonzales (1926)
Johnny gonzales 1928
Jesuita gonzales 1930
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