Mexico Societies

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There are many societies and organizations in the United States that may have information of value to your genealogical research. There are also some societies in Mexico and in the country to which your ancestor immigrated that may have useful information. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies and support their efforts.

Genealogical Societies

There are several genealogical societies that emphasize Mexican research. Most of these societies publish periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies and may have special indexes, collections and projects. Some publish queries about Mexican ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.

The following are a few societies that may be of interest:

Spanish American Genealogical Association
P.O. Box 794
Corpus Christi, TX 78403-0794
Telephone: 512-855-1183
Internet: http://sagacorpus2005.tripod.com/

The Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York
Murray Hill Station
P.O. Box 818
New York, NY 10156-0602
Internet: http://www.hispanicgenealogy.com/01_top.htm

Hispanic Genalogical Society
P. O. Box 231271
Houston, TX 77223-1271
Internet: http://www.hispanicgs.com/

Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research
P. O. Box 490
Midway City, CA 92655
Telephone: 714-894-8161
Fax: 714-898-7063
Internet: http://home.earthlink.net/~shharmembers/networking.htm

New Mexico Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 8283
Albuquerque, NM 87198-8283
Telephone: 828-2514
Internet: http://www.nmgs.org/

Historical Societies

Historical societies can be valuable sources of information. Each state has its own historical library. A listing of international libraries can be found in:

  • World Guide to Libraries. 2 vols. München, Germany: K.G. Saur, 1998. 13th ed. (FHL book 027.025 W893.)