27 March 2009

March 2009 New Mexico Genealogist Special Issue

The March 2009 issue of the New Mexico Genealogist was mailed out yesterday. If you are a member of the New Mexico Genealogical Society, you should be receiving your issue soon.

It is the "Special Founding Families of Alburquerque Issue". Two years ago, NMGS published the book Aqui Se Comienza: A Genealogical History of the Founding Families of La Villa de San Felipe de Alburquerque. (Link) This issue is our first attempt at collecting additional articles that compliment the book. We hope that others will be inspired by our efforts into sending us additional articles about the founding families.

You may become a member of the New Mexico Genealogical Society by filling out a membership form. (Link) After March 1st, the annual fee is $30.00. By becoming a member, you will receive four quarterly issues of the New Mexico Genealogist. Members may also receive free shipping on any of the books that we publish. Additionally, by becoming a member, you will help support our organization in continuing to publish books and articles on genealogy, as well as help us support the Albuquerque Special Collections Library.

The articles published in the March 2009 New Mexico Genealogist are as follows:

* "More Otero Descendants, Children of Quiteria Duran y Chavez" by Nancy Anderson and Francisco Sisneros

* "Captain Juan de Ulilbarri and the Location of Alburquerque" by Henrietta M. Christmas

* "Two Matriarchs of Alburquerque: Bernadina Salas and Juana Lopez" by Rita Sanchez

* "Diligencias Matrimoniales" by Gloria Cordova

* "Identifying the Six Children of Gregorio Varela and Catalina Torres" by Antoinette Duran Silva

* "From Sabinal to Socorro: Descendants of Clara Lorenza Silva" by Robert J. C. Baca

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