Clayton Library Lecture Series

Library: Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

Date: 10/14/2017

Time: 10:30AM - 3:00PM


Age Group: adults, teens ages 13-18 years


Hispanic Genealogy with Guest Speaker Moises Garza

Clayton Library is proud to present guest speaker Moises Garza.  Specializing in South Texas and Northeastern Mexico research, Moises is the author of several genealogy books, the editor of Las Villas del Norte journal and newsletter as well as the Mier Padrones, and the creator of the Mexican Genealogy Blog. Join us for a day of in-depth learning on Hispanic genealogical research. Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. 

American Genealogical Resources to Help You Discover Your Mexican Ancestry | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This presentation will provide you with American genealogical resources to help you trace your ancestors to Mexico and beyond.

Online Mexican Genealogical Resources | 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Discover the best free and paid online resources available for Mexican genealogical research. Moises used these resources to trace many of his ancestors back to the 1500’s.

Lunch break | 12:45 PM – 2 PM

How I used the Church Padrones (Censuses) to Break Some of My Brick Walls | 2 PM - 3 PM

Moises will provide an overview of Church Padrones (census) and their importance when it comes to genealogy research. He will also demonstrate how the Church Padrones records helped him break several of his brick walls.