Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period

Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial PeriodThis Book Is Considered To Be The Starting Place For Anyone Having Family History Ties To New Mexico, And For Those Interested In The History Of New Mexico Well Before Jamestown And The Pilgrims, New Mexico Was Settled Continuously Beginning In 1598 By Spaniards Whose Descendants Still Make Up A Major Portion Of The Population Of New Mexico. I give this book five stars, not because it was mind blowing, but because it is probably the only book of its kind we will get detailing all possible families from the colonial period It is a very useful resource for people looking into their family history, though you should be armed with maiden surnames as well as the paternal family names you re likely to know This book has also been used as a resource for other terrific histories, such as Stanley Hordes To the End of the Earth A History of the Crypto Jews of New Mexico This book does mention a few families that may have been crypto Jews, but is primarily concerned with hard facts rather than conjecture However, after reading Stanley Hordes book, I re read this book and marked all of the families who were possibly Jewish, for my own edification If you have origins in this part of the country, you will likely have spent time in the cemeteries of northern New Mexico or Southern CO in my case , so flipping through these pages may give you a sense of nostalgia when you see all the names from the headstones and get a chance to read a bit about them However, the author does have several constraints He often has to rely on lists of military personnel, which gives him only adult men s

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  • Paperback
  • 442 pages
  • Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period
  • Fray Angelico Chavez
  • English
  • 09 March 2019
  • 9780890132395