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NEW MEXICO PAST AND PRESENT, A Historical Reader
Author: Richard N. Ellis E.
USED BOOK. This is the first historical reader to span all of New Mexico history, with emphasis on those controversies that are still unsettled. Twenty-one chapters by various historians weave the fascinating stories starting with " Coronado in Presective," by the eminent Herbert E. Bolton. Very good. Owner's name in inside cover. Albuquerque, 1974 Universty of New Mexico Press Reprint, 6 x 9, 250 Pgs., PB
CAPT. BARTOLOME GONZALEZ & HIS DESCENDANTS
Author: Joel René Escobar Sáenz
Capt. Bartolomé González was the founder of one of the González branches of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Texas and the U.S. Southwest. Other branches come from the González Hidalgo and González Paredes clans. Bapt. Bartolomé arrived in Monterrey circa 1645 as a miner in Valle de Los Salinas and was mayor of Monterrey in 1648. Two of his sons kept the González name but three others took the Quintanilla surname. Another excellent publication by the author. McAllen, TX 2005 1st Ed., 414 total Pgs. 8 &1/2 x 11, HB.
INDEX TO CAPT. BARTOLOME GONZALEZ AND HIS DESCENDANTS
Author: Joel René Escobar Y Sáenz
This is the Index to accompany item # 914 in the Hispanic Genealogy section, the hardback volume of Capt. Bartolome and his Descendants. Pharr, TX, 2006 Self published 1st Ed., 63 Pgs, PCB, 8 & 1/2 x 11, PB.
BALLI FAMILY HISTORY ( La Barreta and Padre Island Branches)
Author: Joel René Escobar y Sáenz
Another outstanding Hispanic genealogy and history work by our friend and prolific researcher from South Texas. Presents an accurate account(as records wiill allow) of one of the founding families of Reynosa(1749) and Matamoros(1784), a powerful, politically-connected family who acquired some of the largest Spanish and Mexican land grants in what would eventually become South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. Unfortunately the family heritage and birthright were taken away by family members who were unable to read or understand deeds, terms and leases they were signing with Anglo entrepreneurs and land speculators. The first part of the book encompasses the changing times in the history of this Texas period and the second part concentrates on the actual genealogies of the Balli family. Illustrated and with a family picture album.Contains a handy index. McAllen, TX, 2008 Privately Printed (Copy Zone Center) 1st Ed., 250 Pgs., 8 &1/2 x 11, HB.
THE FAMILY HISTORY OF JOSE MARIA ESCOBAR AND HIS DESCENDANTS, The History of Porcion 76-Mier Jurisdiction, 1767
Author: Joel René Escobar y Sáenz
NOW OUT OF PRINT. LIMITED COPIES AVAILABLE. The history of the Escobars of Starr County through the seventh and eight generations. Over 4,800 names included in this family history of the Escobars of New Spain and their arrival in South Texas in 1767. Includes related family lines of Saenz, Garza, Garcia, Alvarez, Laurel, Contreras, Muñoz, Pérez, López, Peña, Gonzalez, Martínez, Longoria and Rosales. Covers period 1770-1990. San Antonio, 1997, 1st Ed. HB, 176 Pgs (66 Index Pgs)
MIER IN HISTORY, A Translation and Reprint of MIER EN LA HISTORIA by Antonio Ma. Guerra, 1953
Author: Jose Maria Escobar, et al
A translation of a commemorative history of Mier written in celebration of 200th anniversary. of the town's founding. Spanish version included. A profusion of names of early families. Contains the original Spanish version. San Antonio, 1996, 2nd Ed. PB, 165 Pgs.