HISPANIC Genealogy

This is the first of a two-part series of Hispanic Genealogy Research.

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Colleen (Robledo) Greene, MLIS, is a librarian, web developer, and educator. She is the Marketing Librarian for California State University, Fullerton, and teaches an online graduate-level genealogical methodology course for San Jose State University. Her teaching focuses on Mexican and Hispanic research; DNA; methodology; search strategies; emerging technologies; and society marketing and communications. 

Colleen’s professional blog at www.colleengreene.com and shares her family history at www.cjroots.com. Sign up to receive her FREE monthly Hispanic research email newsletter at: http://www.colleengreene.com/email-newsletters/hispanic-research-heritage/.

00:42:00 Cousin Russ: Colleen’s Hispanic ancestors hail from Mexico, California, New Mexico, and Texas. She recently conducted research trips in Mexico and Spain.
00:57:05 Kim Cotton: Hi. My Mexican ancestors are from Tepehuanes, Durango, Mexico, and a few towns in Chihuahua, Mexico.
01:11:42 Cousin Russ: Janice – please type your question
01:19:28 Cousin Russ: Wikipedia: Casta System – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casta

01:26:24 Cousin Russ: FamilySearch Wiki: – https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Hispanic_Family_History_Resources

01:30:49 Cousin Russ: Amazon: Ryskamp’s Books: Hispanic Roots and Mexican Ancestors — https://www.amazon.com/George-R.-Ryskamp/e/B001JPC9SQ/

01:32:44 Cousin Russ: 1963 Obituary for Aurelia Nietohttps://www.dropbox.com/s/2kknp2qquxjmo36/compean-aurelia-obit-cropped-long-beach-independent-19630219-ancestry.jpg?dl=0
01:34:09 Cousin Russ: https://www.google.com/maps/place/San+Luis+Potosi,+Mexico/@25.5103773,-104.8818773,6z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x842aa20005acfb79:0xe620b241c404415e!8m2!3d22.1565651!4d-100.9854628

01:34:39 Cousin Russ: Wikipedia (English): State of San Luis Potosí – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Luis_Potos%C3%AD
01:35:38 Janine Edmée Hakim: does your incredibly rich research cover those of Iberian descent who helped found/develop New Amsterdam ?

Robleto Family 1930 US Census

IMAGE: Joe Robledo Household, 1930 US population schedule, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Enumeration District 19-1, Block 13, Page 14b, Lines 75-83, Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census , database & images Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002, citing United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626.

01:36:41 Cousin Russ: Ancestry: 1930 U.S. Census for Robledo Family – https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6224/4532463_00033/110684113

IMAGE: US-Mexican Border Crossings (map), courtesy of FamilySearch.

01:44:50 Cousin Russ: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/US_Immigration_Mexican_Border_Crossings

02:13:46 Cousin Russ: CONTINUE TODAY’S CONVERSATION HERE: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/102461242403735457058/+DearmyrtlePage/posts/cHiSnyUhd99
02:14:57 Janine Edmée Hakim: Thank you so much….wow….can’t wait for the next “chapter”
02:16:28 Kim Cotton: Thanks to everyone! See you next week. 🙂


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