Mexican Genealogy

Get Moved! A Lifetime of Moving Tips

How To Select The Best Moving Company

Choosing the right moving company can be difficult. With so many options and prices, it’s hard to know where to start. In this article, I will break down the process into 4 steps that will help you find a mover for your next move. Follow these steps and soon enough you’ll have all of your belongings in their new home!

Step One: Know Your Moving Needs

First, you need to decide what your moving needs are. Are you going across the country or just down the street? What types of items do you have and how many? Do I need a mover with an elevator for my apartment building? Knowing these basics will help narrow down your options when searching for movers.

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Step Two: Get Estimates from Movers

Next, find out which companies offer estimates as well as quotes in an easy-to-understand manner so that you can compare prices before making a decision about who is right for your move. Some companies might not provide this information online but if they won’t give it to me over the phone then I’m probably won’t be choosing them.

Step Three: Learn movers lingo

Moving is a process that has its own language to it. Here are some terms you should know before the actual move day arrives:

-Packing Supplies, this includes boxes and tape but also labels for your belongings as well. Movers will provide packing supplies if they’re appropriate for what you need them for (i.e., dishes). However, many companies require customers to pay an additional fee per box or bag of packing supplies so be sure to find out how much these items cost!

-Doors & hallways – These two things might not seem directly related at first glance however when moving furniture into your new home there could be issues with tight door frames or narrow staircases which can make maneuvering big items with the movers difficult.

-Door to door vs. Loading dock – The difference between these two is that loading docks are usually built into the back of a business and don’t require you to enter through their front doors which means movers can easily load items from the truck straight onto your property without any disruptions!

-Box Types – When moving it’s best not to use boxes with windows on them because they’re often too heavy for even one person let alone multiple people carrying at once. Cardboard boxes made out of corrugated fiber board or chipboard will work much better so be sure to have plenty available if possible!

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How to Plan a Perfect Camping Trip

Stay Organized So You Can Have Fun!

Camping is a great way to spend time with your friends and family, but it can also be stressful. Click here to check out these tips for organizing a camping trip so you can have more fun!

-Bring food that doesn’t need to be cooked or refrigerated

-Pack clothes in layers depending on the weather forecast: make sure there is something warm enough just incase it gets cold at night because tents can get chilly during colder months

-Organize supplies like camp chairs, flashlights and matches ahead of time so you don’t have to worry about buying them when getting set up – this also reduces clutter and makes packing easier

-Bring a first-aid kit

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Make sure that you know how to set up a tent. If you do not know, this is a short explanation of how to make tent. Purchase a tent. Set up your tent according to the instructions on the package, or ask someone for help if you are not sure how. After setting up the tent, it is time to sleep!

How to set up a tent?

-If you are using a tent, it is important to set up the tents according to instructions on the package.

-You will need plenty of space and should not be in an area that could flood or be near any trees when setting up your tent.

-With the entrance facing away from strong winds, create a level surface by loosening soil with your feet or hands if there isn’t one already.

-Lay out all parts for setup including poles, stakes and fabric before beginning so everything is close at hand – this helps reduce clutter which can lead to disaster later during packing!

-Each pole has two ends: insert one end into its designated slot on each corner of the frame (it might take couple of tries before it will go in) and then use the other to pull it outwards until the tent stretches open.

-Place one stake for each corner of your tent into holes on ground or loop at fabric edge – don’t force them!

-Pinch side poles together, insert pole ends through loops at corners, adjust stakes back so all are tight.

-Repeat with opposite side and finally tie cord around top of tent peg (aka center).

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Mexican Genealogy: Understanding Mexican Records

Are you trying to find your Mexican ancestors and start your Mexican genealogy but don’t know where to start? One way to find out more about your ancestors is to search for records with information about them.

Fortunately, registrars in Mexico have been recording information for centuries. Do you know the name of any of your Mexican ancestors? Search our indexed Mexican registries and discover what you can find.

Some records are especially useful for Mexican genealogy. Understanding what these resources are and how they can help you can give your family history a powerful boost. Below, you can learn about various record collections and the information they can provide.


1930 Census: Basic Information

It includes thirteen million people, who made up more than ninety percent of the Mexican population in 1930.

  • Name
  • Age
  • Head of the family
  • Place of birth
  • Civil status
  • Direction

Finding your family members here can help you locate them, strengthen family relationships, and create your family tree. The census usually contains basic data, as well as information about a person’s religion and occupation.

Civil Records: Birth, Marriage, And Death Records

The civil records include records of births, marriages, and deaths. These records are especially useful because they generally provide a list of various family members.

Church Records: Baptism, Marriage, And Burial Records

Historically, most Mexicans were Catholic, so it is very likely that you find your ancestors in the records of the Catholic Church.

Immigrants In The United States

If you are looking for your ancestors who immigrated from Mexico to the United States, then it may be worth starting by learning about your family in the United States.

Gather together what your family already knows about your Mexican ancestors. Are there papers or documents that your relatives have kept in a drawer? Any missing documents from the United States could be a good starting point for your investigation.

The records contain diverse and detailed information, but you will usually find names, arrival dates, nationality, and even names of people who traveled with them or of relatives who stayed in their native country or in the United States.

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