CANDELARIA - Spanish Genealogy
"A people that
take no pride in the noble achievements
ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to
with pride by their descendants." Macauley
I am a native
of Victoria, Texas. I am an author, historian, genealogist, and speaker
who has been specializing in the Texas pre-Republic period since the early
1960s. I have compiled and published six booklets that pertain to
Victoria County, Texas that will certainly be of interest to those genealogists
looking for their Spanish surnamed ancestors.
CENSUS - Genealogies and Family Histories of Spanish-Surnamed Citizens
Victoria County, Texas to 1889"
This book contains
vital information on early Victoria County Mexican Americans such as births,
baptisms, marriages, divorces, cemetery information, land records and much
Surnamed Citizens of Victoria County, Texas - 1850 Census"
contains 43 pages.
Surnamed Citizens of Victoria County, Texas - 1860 Census"
has 77 pages.
Citizens of Victoria County, Texas - 1870 Census"
booklet has 92 pages.
Baptism Records and Some Burial Records of St. Mary's Catholic Church of
Victoria, Texas - 1840 to 1872."
The baptism booklet
has 100 pages, 194 entries, and 1, 250 names in the index.
Marriage Records of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Victoria, Texas - 1840
has 25 pages with 194 entries, and 617 names in the index.
Census Records of Mexican American Citizens in Victoria, Texas in 1900"
if you would like to order any of the books above or have questions.
Discounts given to scholastic institutions.
My Parents and Grandparents
Candelaria is the founder and first President of the Victoria
Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Society of Texas, or
organized in the summer of 1998.
My Family Trees
Candelaria Family Tree
Moya - Delgado Family Tree
Genealogical Society, Houston, Texas
Association For Historic Preservation - Houston, Texas
State Library and Archives - Genealogy Collections
County Genealogical Webpage
County Genealogical and Historical Site
Tejano Ranching in Duval County, Texas
of the Lower River Grande Valley
Archives of Texas
Family Search Page
of Texas Online
Security Death Index at Ancestry.com
Web Social Security Death Index Interactive Search
for Surnames Thru Ancestry.com
Webpage - Cool Links
Genealogy Search Center - GeneaSearch
Spanish Documents of the Southwest
Find a Grave - Cemeteries
County and Victoria, Texas Historical and Genealogical Information
of Victoria, Texas Website
County Genealogical Society
Mexico Genealogical and Historical Information
Viejo - Mexico
Nuevo Leon Web Page
of Mexico's Historical Sites
Census Project. 1792 - 1930
and Genealogy Book Stores - Texas
Bookstore - South Texas Books
Email Gloria if you need more information.
Updated: June 6, 2007