GLORIA CANDELARIA - Spanish Genealogy Specialist
"A people that take no pride in the noble achievements
of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to
be remembered 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.
- "1880 CENSUS - Genealogies and Family Histories of Spanish-Surnamed Citizens
of 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 more.
- "Spanish Surnamed Citizens of Victoria County, Texas - 1850 Census"
This booklet contains 43 pages.
- "Spanish Surnamed Citizens of Victoria County, Texas - 1860 Census"
This booklet has 77 pages.
- "Spanish-Surnamed Citizens of Victoria County, Texas - 1870 Census"
This booklet has 92 pages.
- "Spanish-Surnamed 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.
- "Spanish-Surnamed Marriage Records of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Victoria, Texas - 1840 to 1881."
The booklet has 25 pages with 194 entries, and 617 names in the index.
- "Annotated Census Records of Mexican American Citizens in Victoria, Texas in 1900" New Addition
Email me, Gloria, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to order any of the books above or have questions. Discounts given to scholastic institutions.
Meet My Parents and Grandparents
Gloria Candelaria is the founder and first President of the Victoria
(Texas) Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Society of Texas, or
VH-GHoST, organized in the summer of 1998.
My Family Trees
Candelaria Family Tree
Moya - Delgado Family Tree
Hispanic Genealogical Society, Houston, Texas
Tejano Association For Historic Preservation - Houston, Texas
STATE OF TEXAS
Texas State Library and Archives - Genealogy Collections
Starr County Genealogical Webpage
Calhoun County Genealogical and Historical Site
Cartography of the Lower River Grande Valley
Dewitt County, Texas
LDS Family Search Page
Ancestry.com Home Page
Social Security Death Index at Ancestry.com
Roots Web Social Security Death Index Interactive Search
Search for Surnames Thru Ancestry.com
Old Spanish Documents of the Southwest
Find a Grave - Cemeteries
Victoria County and Victoria, Texas Historical and Genealogical Information
City of Victoria, Texas Website
Victoria County Genealogical Society
Mexico Genealogical and Historical Information
Inventory of Mexico's Historical Sites
Guadalajara Census Project. 1792 - 1930
Port Lavaca Wave
Corpus Christi Caller
Laredo Morning Times
History and Genealogy Book Stores - Texas
Borderlands Bookstore - South Texas Books
Email Gloria(email@example.com) if you need more information.
Updated: February 20 2014