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The Gilbert Patiño
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Here is another incentive to say YES to San Antonio, September 27th
thru the 30th!
Yes, the 30th! Many of you have asked why we are not doing something
on Sunday like our last Conference in San Antonio. So we have
Mass at St. Mary's Church located at 202 N. St Mary's St., San Antonio,
Wait a Minute the Holiday Inn Riverwalk is at
217 N. St Mary's St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Yes, Mass will be held right across the Street,
Come see the second oldest Church in San Antonio
which was built for the Germans, Irish and Americans
That is NOT ALL!
The Battle of Medina Historical Society
Will provide Tours of the Battle Field
Each tour is limited to 5 or 6 persons, lunch on your own
The Battle of Medina is planning on providing two tours on
Sunday and two
more on Monday for people who are interested.
Tour cost is $25 per person-Register at the Conference
The Van Tours will have limited walking, but walking shoes are
Bring a hat.
Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference
Early Registration is open until June 15, 2018
Sponsored by the Los Bexareños
Genealogical and Historical Society
Make your reservations early at the
Holiday Inn Riverwalk, September 27, 28, 29, 2018
217 North St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205-2303
(800) 315-2621 or
210-224-2500 Group Code: LBG
Fellow Historians, Genealogists, and History Buffs, Please
join us in San Antonio for the 39th Annual Hispanic Genealogical, and
Historical Conference. This upcoming event will take place on September
27th, 28th, and 29th, during the 300th Anniversary of San Antonio's Founding
Celebration. Early registration begins now until May 1st. The reduced rate
for the Holiday Inn River Walk applies for two days prior and two days after
our conference, if you chose to extend your stay in our beautiful city.
Take this opportunity to visit our Historical Missions, which
have been named a "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO. Take a dinner barge down
the beautiful San Antonio River as you dine with friends and learn some
historical facts from your Barge Captain.
Our conference will have 30 sessions with some of the most
renowned Genealogists and noted Historians. We will have instructional
sessions for beginning, intermediate, and advanced genealogists, and discuss
the importance of collecting oral histories.We are also providing discounts
on your DNA so that you can bring your results with you, and discuss it with
an expert. Bring your family trees or genealogy records and discover new "Primos"
while extending our tree at our Sobremesa after dinner on Friday night.
Friday 28, 2018
The French Connection to the Alamo
|Ricky D. Reyes
The Four Directions of the Universe Prayer from the Secrete
Wisdom of a Yaqui Mestizo Healer
||Dr. Javier Villarreal
His presentation follow the road taken by the Spanish language in
the Americas. It will explain the results of language contact,
initially, in the Antilles, later betwenn Spanish and Nahuatl (the
language of the Aztecs) in Mexico. He will explain how language
expansion occurs linguistic and cultural environment. It concludes
with a discussion on the vitality of Aztec words that have survived
and thrived in today's Spanish and English.
|Alicia Cantu Garza O'Neal
Tracing my ancestors to Native American
Family Tree DNA
Anthony Delgado & Joe Arciniega
The Interview (Dramatic presentation on Texas History)
Executive Director of the Camino Real de Los Tejas, will bring us
up to date on ongoing research projects that shed light on various
aspects of the trail's history, has allowed historic sites to be
recognized as official trail resoures.
Early ranching women of the San Antonio and Guadalupe River Valley
Saturday, September 29, 2018
The Cristero War. The persecution of Catholics in Mexico. This
was a popular upraising against the anti-Catholic Mexican government
1926 to 1929.
The history or regligous women in Laredo.
|Dr. Francis Galan, Ph.D.
||Brennan Gardner Rivas, ABD
An unequal right to Bear Arms. State weapons laws and how
regulatins targeted the non-white persons of Texas, particularly the
male slaves and Indians who posed a threat to the safety and social
order of white communities.
|Dr. Treresa Von Hoy, Ph.D.
||Lic. Maria de Jesus Real Garcia Figueroa
|Dr. Frank de la Teja, Ph.D.
"The other Seguin: Don Erasmo and the birth of modern Texas"
Description: While Juan get the lion's share of attention among the
Seguins of San Antonio, the story of his father, Erasmo, is no less
compelling and full of hard choices over loyalities and adversity.
Mostly know for escorting Stephen F. Austin into Texas in the summer
of 1821, Erasmo's role during the Mexican War of Independance era
and the early Mexican period are largely unknown. This talk attempts
to deal with the conflicting loyalities and responsibilities faced
by Erasmo and how his exprience shaped history.
Author of "Patriots from the Barrio", the Story of Company
141st Infantry: the Only All Mexican American Army Unit consisted of
men from El Paso, San Antonio & other Texas towns. Film rights have
been sold for a movie.
||Lic. Miguel Angel Munos Borrego
His research will show a connection of the Borrego families that
brought ranching into northern Mexico. To include rancher Jose
Vasquez Borrego who crossed the Rio Grande near Laredo in 1750 and
|The Angel of Goliad Presentation Team
||Dr. Felix Alamarz, Ph.D.
||Art Martinez de Vara
"Mission Espada After Seclarization: 1794 - 2014"
He is a Texas historian, author and attorney. He was the grand Prize
Winner at the 2016 TSGS Book Awards for "Dios y Tejas: Essays on the
history of Von Ormy Texas" and the winner of the 2014 Presidio La
Bahia Award for "The Jose Franciso Ruiz Papers: Report on Indian
Tribes of Texas in 1828"
|Dr. David Carson, Ph.D.
||Mary Ozuna Torres
||Dr. Mary Jo Galindo, Ph.D.
La Orden Caballeros de America and the Legacy of Maria L.
Hernandez La Liga Pro Defensa Escolar demonstrations protesting the
discrimination in and deplorable conditions of public school for
Mexican children in the 1930's
||M. E. Rios
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