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Monthly Archives: September 2018

This is a translated article of Identidad y Memoria de Santa Catalina, Nuevo Leon written by Antonio Guerrero Aguilar. The original article can be found on the following website, http://identidadymemoriadesantacatarina.blogspot.com/2015/06/el-capitan-lucas-garcia.html Lucas Garcia is my 10th great grandfather and I also descend from him directly, as well as through other lineages. The words in red are my addition to the text. On June 3, 1624, Lucas García asked to revalidate the titles that were lost… Read More

“We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.” —Ronald Reagan, Speech at the Republican National Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, August 1968

Baltazar Castaño de Sosa is my direct 11th great grandfather. In other words, from father to son, my paternal lineage. Although I descend from him in other lineages within my family history, I find this ancestor of mine quite unique. While investigating my ancestry, I took two DNA test, one from 23andme, and the second one from Family Tree DNA. The results are very identical and they almost match. But much to… Read More