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Colleen Greene
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Librarian | Web Developer | Content Strategist | Educator | Genealogist | Historian | Foodie | Hiker | Quilter
Librarian | Web Developer | Content Strategist | Educator | Genealogist | Historian | Foodie | Hiker | Quilter

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I am Teaching on Mexican Vital & Church Records at the Laguna Niguel Library

Join me on Saturday, November 5th, at the Laguna Niguel branch of the Orange County (California) Public Library for a class focusing on using Mexican vital and church records in your family history research.

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I am presenting a new genealogy lecture for the Anaheim Public Library next month, that is quite a bit different from the typical genealogy topics I teach in my lectures, workshops, and summer school course. This is not a standard how-to class for…

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The TxSGS 2016 Family History Conference Offers 5 Classes Focusing on Hispanic Genealogy

If you have Hispanic ancestors, I highly encourage you to attend the upcoming TxSGS 2016 Family history Conference. In addition to classes focusing on general methodology, record types, and repositories, there are five sessions in particular that focus on…

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I am Teaching 3 Classes at the 2016 Texas Family History Conference in October!

Join me in Dallas, Texas the weekend of October 28-30, 2016, where I am teaching two classes on Mexican genealogy, and a class on using the Digital Public Library of American and HathiTrust.

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FGS & National Park Service Partner on US-Mexico War History Project

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and the National Park Service (NPS) are collaborating on a project to help preserve and share the history of those who served in the U.S. Mexico War. I just emailed the project coordinator to find out how I…

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This June I start teaching a summer session course in genealogy for the graduate School of Information (iSchool) at San Jose State University. A course like this back then would have saved me years of frustration in my own research, and would have made me…

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Confirming the 1877 Marriage Date of 2nd Great Grandparents Silverio and Maria Jesus Sanchez

A couple days ago, I blogged about finding the Información Matrimonio (Premarital Investigation) record for my 2nd great grandparents Silverio Robledo Nieto and Maria Jesus Sanchez Carbajal. I mentioned in that post that an actual marriage date is not…

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Finding the Mexican Premarital Investigation Record for 2nd Great Grandparents Silverio Robledo and Maria Jesus Sanchez

I blogged last week about finally discovering the names of my Mexican-immigrant great grandfather’s parents. My great-grandfather (who died before Dad or I were born) José Robledo Sanches was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States on 27…

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Confirming the Names of Great Grandfather José Robledo’s Parents

A series of four records breaks down a 16 year research brick wall, allowing me to verify the names of my great-grandfather's parents through evidence analysis.

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A Hiatus, While Neck-Deep in Mexican Research

Just when a massive new record collection comes out for Mexican genealogy, life gets in the way. I have made more discoveries in the last 5-1/2 months , than in all the previous 16+ years that I have been trying to research my father's paternal Mexican…
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