You can trace your own family name using information available on the Internet and in written records. But first you must understand about "family trees" and "pedigree charts." In this section you will learn how pedigree charts can be helpful in genealogical research. You will construct a chart for your own family and explore several Internet sites containing information on Hispanic genealogy in New Mexico. This section concludes with an exploration of several interesting Internet sites concerned with New Mexico history.
Learn how to construct a pedigree chart for your family
Genealogy on the Internet
Learn how to use genealogical sites on the Internet to research family histories. Meet Juan Gonzales Bas and the Castellano family.
New Mexico History Sites
Learn about the history of New Mexico and discover what you can do in your community to contribute to our knowledge of New Mexico's past.
Understanding Pedigree Charts
Start by printing this page and fill in the blanks in the chart below with your family information. Start with yourself and then fill in your parents and grandparents. Try to go back as far as you can.
Now fill in the dates of birth below:
|Father's Side Grandfather||_____________________|
|Mother's Side Grandfather||_____________________|
Exploring Genealogy on the Internet
Meet Juan Gonzales Bas
How Old Are You Really?
The Castellano Legacy in New Mexico
Tell the World Who You Are
Links to New Mexico History Sites
Exploring Other New Mexico History Sites:
What Happened That Day in 1849 in Springer, New Mexico?
Pope the Medicine Man
One of New Mexico's Unknown Heroes
What Can You Do To Contribute To Our Knowledge Of New Mexico Genealogy?
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