June 26, 2012

Four Books To Help You Get Started In Your Mexican Ancestry Search
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I love books and in this post, I present Four Books To Help You Get Started In Your Mexican Ancestry Search. These four books are focused on Mexican Research and or providing resources to help you find your ancestors.

In my opinion, I think that these four books are essential to doing Mexican Genealogy.

The following books will give you a solid foundation to start your Mexican Ancestry search. All four are available at Amazon.com. Remember to check your local library to see if they have a copy that way you won’t have to buy them.

The first book that I want to mention to you is mine. I wrote it so that you could have a choice if you only want to look for your ancestors using the internet.

Four Books To Help You Get Started In Your Mexican Ancestry Search

Mexican Genealogy Research Online: A Guide to Help You Discover Your Ancestry Second Edition

Mexican Genealogy Research Online: A Guide to Help You Discover Your Ancestry Second Edition

This is a very short description of my book.

“Mexican Genealogy Research Online: A Guide to Help You Discover Your Mexican Ancestry” will provide you with a solid foundation to being able to find your Mexican Ancestors online. Practically without leaving your home.

You can buy it here: http://amzn.to/2FlKVSo

Finding Your Mexican Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide (Finding Your Ancestors)

Finding Your Mexican Ancestors

Description from Amazon

If you don’t have Mexican ancestors, this book will make you wish you had. If you are one of the millions of Americans who can trace your heritage across the Rio Grande, then get ready to come face to face with your own history. In Finding Your Mexican Ancestors, you will discover direct, easy-to-follow instructions that will lead you through Mexico’s carefully preserved records. George and Peggy Ryskamp’s easy style and dynamic approach make finding and using parish records, civil records, and other useful Mexican resources as simple as it is thrilling. – Amazon.com

You can buy it here: http://amzn.to/2GoYx0z

Mexican-American Genealogical Research: Following the Paper Trail to Mexico

Mexican American Genealogical Research

Description From Amazon

Mexican-American genealogical research has long been an under-appreciated pastime, practiced by a select few. However, “Mexican-American Genealogical Research: Following the Paper Trail to Mexico” brings a new resource into the public eye. – Amazon.com

Buy this book: http://amzn.to/2DPv2GL

A Student’s Guide to Mexican American Genealogy (Oryx American Family Tree Series)

A Students Guide to Mexican Genealogy Research

Description From Amazon

This series of student research tools explains the process of genealogical research while creating opportunities to practice and integrate social studies skills. It aims to promote better student understanding of solid research techniques and enhances the American curriculum. The series supplements the thematic strands in the New Curriculum standards for social studies in American schools, such as: culture, time, continuity, and change; individual development and identity; power, authority, and governance; people, places, and environment; individuals, groups, and institutions; global connections. The series also aims to provide students with the opportunity to practice the historian’s craft as they learn how to: collect data; use the latest electronic research tools; obtain and evaluate documents and sources; conduct and record eyewitness accounts of historical events in family life. Each volume also explains to students the “whys” and “hows” of tracing their roots if they are adopted or come from non-traditional families. – Amazon.com

You can buy it here: http://amzn.to/2GmB9kf

If you decide to buy any of these Four Books To Help You Get Started In Your Mexican Ancestry Search please buy them through the links on this page. If you do, you will be helping support this website at no extra cost to you. Also if you want to buy other genealogy-related books you can buy them here at Genealogy Books at Amazon.com.

If you know of any other books that are great to get someone started doing Mexican Genealogy please let us know. Or if you recommend any of the above ones please let us know about your experiences with it.

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About the author 

Moises Garza

I have doing my family genealogy since 1998. I am also the creator of this blog Mexican Genealogy, and my personal blog We Are Cousins. To always be up to date with both of these sites follow me on facebook. To contact me or book me for a presentation, buy my books, and or learn more about me visit my personal website at www.moisesgarza.com.

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  1. Moises, thank you for all you do to help us in our genealogy research.

    You mentioned software to maintain our genealogy research. What do you recommend?

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