Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Genealogical Society

MISSION

 

 Mission:

 The purpose of the RGV Hispanic Genealogical Society is to promote interest in Hispanic Genealogy and to assist its members engaged in genealogical research. Said purposes are to be accomplished through: soliciting and arranging for public funds and private contributions to be utilized in the furtherance of the Corporation; to encourage interested persons to pursue and preserve genealogical information; to provide opportunities to share Hispanic genealogical information and experiences; to collect, protect and preserve public and private Hispanic genealogical information records and to make such records available for research; to acquire Hispanic Hispanic historical data and resources and make them available to the public and the genealogical community; to accept donations, services, and materials to be used for any activity which will be of service to the genealogical society.

 

Projects:

2008 - Transcribed the Harlingen City Cemetery in Harlingen, Texas

2008 -  present  Indexing the Cameron County, Texas, marriage records (grooms)

2009 - Transcribed El Soliseño Ranch Cemetery, El  Soliseño Ranch, Tamaulipas, Mexico

2010 - Indexing Funeral Home Records, Harlingen, Texas

2010 - present   Compiling narratives about ancestors who were here before, during and after Texas Independence to be published in a book

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