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

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
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== 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.  
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Each card contains different information. They may contain any of the following:<br>  
 
Each card contains different information. They may contain any of the following:<br>  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
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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>
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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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== 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 keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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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 Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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==== Example of a Source Citation for a Record in This Collection  ====
  
"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." Images, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 17 August 2011. Entry for Abad, Alberto; citing Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, image 6; Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Texas.
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"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." Images, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 17 August 2011. Entry for Abad, Alberto; citing Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, image 6; Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Texas.  
  
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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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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in theh wiki article &nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:How_to_Create_Source_Citations_For_FamilySearch_Historical_Records_Collections Help:How to Create Source Citaions For FamilySearch Historical Reocrds Collections.]
  
 
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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Collection Time Period

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

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.

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 keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Example of a Source Citation for a Record in This Collection

"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." Images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org): accessed 17 August 2011. Entry for Abad, Alberto; citing Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, image 6; Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Texas.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records.  It may include the author, custoidian, publisher, or archive for the original records.

"Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org) Laredo Public Library, Laredo. FHL digital images. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in theh wiki article  Help:How to Create Source Citaions For FamilySearch Historical Reocrds Collections.