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

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
Genealogical card file of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza representing 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 his books. The records are in Spanish and the cards contain numerous abbreviations. The card file is in the Laredo Public Library.
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Genealogical card file of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza representing 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 his books. The records are in Spanish and the cards contain numerous abbreviations. The card file is in the Laredo Public Library.  
  
=== Record Content ===
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=== Record Content ===
  
Each card contains different information. They may contain any of the following:<br>
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[[Image:Texas Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection (11-0171) DGS 4753438_10_11.jpg|thumb|right]]
  
*Names
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Each card contains different information. They may contain any of the following:<br>
*Birth, marriage, or death dates
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*Names  
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*Birth, marriage, or death dates  
 
*Relationships
 
*Relationships
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
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. <br>
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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. <br>  
  
 
*Add any new information to existing records about your family.  
 
*Add any new information to existing records about your 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.
  
== Record History ==
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== Record History ==
  
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.  
  
=== Why this Record Was Created ===
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=== Why this Record Was Created ===
  
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 card index was created to provide a rapid access to the information in the Gonzalez de la Garza collection.  
  
=== Record Reliability ===
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=== Record Reliability ===
  
The information is generally reliable.
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The information is generally reliable.  
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
[http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/hispanic/mexico.html Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States]
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[http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/hispanic/mexico.html Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States]  
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
[[Texas Genealogy|Texas Genealogy]]
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[[Texas Genealogy|Texas Genealogy]]  
  
=== Contributions to This Article ===
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=== Contributions to This Article ===
  
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{{Contributor invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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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When you copy information from a record, you should also 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 citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections| How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
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A suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection ====
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection ====
  
 
*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71  
 
*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71  
 
*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
 
*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection ==
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== Sources of Information for This Collection ==
 
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<br>Texas. Rudolfo Gonzalez de la Garza. Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection. Laredo Public Library, Laredo.
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Revision as of 04:58, 14 May 2011

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Collection Time Period

The collection includes information from the 1800s and 1900s.

Record Description

Genealogical card file of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza representing 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 his books. The records are in Spanish and the cards contain numerous abbreviations. The card file is in the Laredo Public Library.

Record Content

Texas Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection (11-0171) DGS 4753438 10 11.jpg

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

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

How to Use the Record

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.

Record History

Rodolfo Gonzalez de la Garza collected genealogical data on hundreds of families in Northern Mexico and Texas.

Why this Record Was Created

The card index was created to provide a rapid access to the information in the Gonzalez de la Garza collection.

Record Reliability

The information is generally reliable.

Related Websites

Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States

Related Wiki Articles

Texas Genealogy

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 also 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 citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023

Sources of Information for This Collection

Texas. Rudolfo Gonzalez de la Garza. Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection. Laredo Public Library, Laredo.