Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
 
The collection includes information from the 1800s and 1900s.
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
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The genealogical card file of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza represents thousands of families of Southern Texas and Northern Mexico. The card file is an index of families by surname, which includes basic information extracted from Gonzalez's books. The records are in Spanish and the cards contain numerous abbreviations. The card file is in the Laredo Public Library.  
 
The genealogical card file of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza represents thousands of families of Southern Texas and Northern Mexico. The card file is an index of families by surname, which includes basic information extracted from Gonzalez's books. The records are in Spanish and the cards contain numerous abbreviations. The card file is in the Laredo Public Library.  
  
Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza collected genealogical data on hundreds of families in Northern Mexico and Texas. 
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Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza collected genealogical data on hundreds of families in Northern Mexico and Texas. The collection includes information from the 1800s and 1900s. The card index was created to provide a rapid access to the information in the Gonzalez de la Garza collection. The information is generally reliable.
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For an alphabetical list of names currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1918470/waypoints%7C Browse] link from the collection landing page.
  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. &nbsp;It may include the author, custoidian, publisher, or archive for the original records.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Rudolfo Gonzalez de la Garza. Laredo Public Library.}}  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in theh wiki article&nbsp;[[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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[[Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Name Range" category which takes you to the images.<br>
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
 
This collection is considered a secondary source, but the information on the cards can lead you to other primary records. Compare the information on the cards to what you already know to make sure that you have the correct family.  
 
This collection is considered a secondary source, but the information on the cards can lead you to other primary records. Compare the information on the cards to what you already know to make sure that you have the correct family.  
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*Use the dates along with places or residences to help you locate the family in other records such as census, church, and land records.
 
*Use the dates along with places or residences to help you locate the family in other records such as census, church, and land records.
  
=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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The card index was created to provide a rapid access to the information in the Gonzalez de la Garza collection.
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The information is generally reliable.
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*[[Texas Genealogy|Texas Genealogy]]
 
*[[Texas Genealogy|Texas Genealogy]]
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
  
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
 
"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (http://familysearch.org: accessed 17 August 2011). Aba, Pristiliano-Aguirre, Antonia &gt; Image 6 of 1601 images, Abad, Alberto; citing Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, image 6; Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Texas. FHL digital images. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
 
"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (http://familysearch.org: accessed 17 August 2011). Aba, Pristiliano-Aguirre, Antonia &gt; Image 6 of 1601 images, Abad, Alberto; citing Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, image 6; Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Texas. FHL digital images. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
 
  
 
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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

The genealogical card file of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza represents thousands of families of Southern Texas and Northern Mexico. The card file is an index of families by surname, which includes basic information extracted from Gonzalez's books. The records are in Spanish and the cards contain numerous abbreviations. The card file is in the Laredo Public Library.

Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza collected genealogical data on hundreds of families in Northern Mexico and Texas. The collection includes information from the 1800s and 1900s. The card index was created to provide a rapid access to the information in the Gonzalez de la Garza collection. The information is generally reliable.

For an alphabetical list of names currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Rudolfo Gonzalez de la Garza. Laredo Public Library.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Each card contains different information. They may contain any of the following:

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  • Names
  • Birth, marriage, or death dates
  • Relationships

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Name Range" category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

This collection is considered a secondary source, but the information on the cards can lead you to other primary records. Compare the information on the cards to what you already know to make sure that you have the correct family.

  • Add any new information to existing records about your family.
  • Use the names, dates, and places as the basis for family groups or to build a family pedigree.
  • Use the dates along with places or residences to help you locate the family in other records such as census, church, and land records.


Related Websites

Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org: accessed 17 August 2011). Aba, Pristiliano-Aguirre, Antonia > Image 6 of 1601 images, Abad, Alberto; citing Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, image 6; Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Texas. FHL digital images. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.