Mission:

 The purpose of the RGV Hispanic Genealogical Society is to promote interest in Hispanic Genealogy and to assist its members engaged in genealogical research. Said purposes are to be accomplished through: soliciting and arranging for public funds and private contributions to be utilized in the furtherance of the Corporation; to encourage interested persons to pursue and preserve genealogical information; to provide opportunities to share Hispanic genealogical information and experiences; to collect, protect and preserve public and private Hispanic genealogical information records and to make such records available for research; to acquire Hispanic Hispanic historical data and resources and make them available to the public and the genealogical community; to accept donations, services, and materials to be used for any activity which will be of service to the genealogical society.

 

Projects:

Transcribed the Harlingen City Cemetery

Indexed the Cameron County Marriage Records

Transcribed El Soliseño (Tamaulipas, Mexico) Cemetery

Published Mas Antes, Once upon a time, a book of family stories

Published Our Heroes, Rio Grande Valley Veterans

Published an Index of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Marriages 1811-1823

Published Testimonio de las Diligencias Practicadas En Reynosa, 1767, Porciones de las Tierras que Adentro se Espresan.

Published 1854 Baptisms of San Fernando de las Presas, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Published 1856 Baptisms of San Fernando de las Presas, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Published Annual Journals 2011-2016

Hosted the 2012 Hispanic Conference in South Padre Island, Texas