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Finding Your Mexican Ancestors A Beginner's Guide

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ISBN-10: 1593313071

ISBN-13: 9781593313074

Edition: 2006

Authors: George R. Ryskamp, Peggy Hill Ryskamp

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Finding Your Mexican Ancestors is essential to any researcher looking to trace their heritage across the Rio Grande. In it, authors George and Peggy Ryskamp show how easy Mexican American research can be providing detailed descriptions of parish records, civil records, and other types of records common in Mexico.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Getting Started: Home, Family, and Internet Searches
The Home Search
Talk to Family Members
Internet Searches
What Next?
Finding and Working with Mexican Records
The Family History Library Catalog
No Matching Places Found
Working with Mexican Records
Reading Spanish-Language Documents
Civil Registration Records
Civil Registration Birth Records
The Civil Registration Marriage Process
Civil Registration Death Records
Parish Records
Reading Parish Records
Parish Record Format
Parish Baptismal Records
Parish Confirmation Records
Parish Marriage Records
Parish Death Records
Parish Research Using the International Genealogical Index and Mexican Vital Records Index
Finding the Place in Mexico
Political Divisions of Mexico
Catholic Church Divisions
Historical Changes
Looking for Jurisdictional Information in the FHLC
Geographical Dictionaries, Atlases, and Gazetteers
Church Guides and Directories
Where Do I Go from Here?
Beyond the Parish: Church and Government Records
Archives: The Place to Find Original Records
Record Types Within Mexican Archives
Beyond the Parish: Notarial Records
Organization, Indexing, and Formatting of Protocolos
Where Can I Find Notarial Documents?
Searching for Your Mexican Surnames
Searching for Individuals
Searching for Family Histories and Biographies Online
Searching for Histories or Descriptions of Your Surname and Its Origin
Searching for Your Ancestors in United States Records
Border Crossing Records
United States Federal Censuses
Social Security Records
Naturalization Records
World War I Military Draft Registration
Alien Registrations of 1940
Military Service Records
Railroad Pension Records
Catholic Church Parish Records in the United States
United States Vital Registration Records
Other United States Record Sources
Research in Mexican Colonial Records
Mexican Colonial Records and Jurisdictions
Catholic Church Records
Using Government Records
Civil Legal Documents
Military Records
Race in Colonial Times
Locating Other Colonial Records of Genealogical Value
Timeline of Mexican History
Research Forms
Research Log
Archives of the States of Mexico
Researching in the Archivo General de la Nacion from the United States
Published Indexes
Internet Sites for Mexican Genealogy
General Hispanic Genealogy Websites
General Archives and History Websites
Mexican and Mexican American Websites
About the Authors