Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Family History Expo - Albuquerque - I'm speaking

A genealogical and historical researcher for 30+ years, descends from eleven soldiers that came with Oñate in 1598. A writer and speaker, she has written several genealogical and historical books, relating to New Mexico's towns and their people and more than 100 journal articles relating to genealogy and history.

Friday, April 13, 2012
7:50 pm: Civil War Pension Records in New Mexico: My Commander was Killed by the Billy the Kid Gang
(Experienced) New Mexico had over 4,000 men that fought in the Civil War. The records pertaining to the Civil War are enormous and are a valuable genealogical resource. New Mexico, in particular, had men that served in the regular army, volunteers and as militia men.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
11:20 am: Land Grants in the Hispanic Southwest
(Experienced) Land grants were handed out to individuals and communities during different parts of governmental control prior to lands becoming part of the United States. This lecture will focus on records for the Southwest US and primarily New Mexico.

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