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…
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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These are the tools that I always have open and in front of me any time I work with Mexico civil registration and Catholic church parish records. And since I can only fudge my way through reading Spanish, these are the same tools I provide my…
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…
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 Mexico civil death registration record confirms that great-aunt Celedenia Robledo died at just 18 months of age, one year prior to the family immigrated to the U.S. She is the older sister that my grandfather never knew.
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