Noticias for the HGRC-NM

Please welcome the speaker at our next meeting

Robert Martinez

"More Mexico City Roots: Digging for Ancestors in Mexican Records"

The May 5, 2018 speaker is Robert Martinez.  Robert Martinez is the Deputy State Historian of New Mexico and the title of his presentation is "More Mexico City Roots: Digging for Ancestors in Mexican Records." Robert will look at research into the Rivera, Leyva y Mendoza, and other families that came to settle in New Mexico in the 1700s.  Mr. Martinez is the coauthor of the four part series “ Mexico City Roots: Jiron de Tejeda, Leyva y Mendoza and Afan de Ribera Families” which was published in the HGRC Herencia.

See you at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Map of New Mexico

Herencia Announcement

As an update to our HGRC Committees, our Publications team has changed.  The new committee is made up of Ronaldo Miera, Mona Hernandez and Francisco Sisneros.  We’d like to thank all the past committee members for their efforts and making the Herencia a success.  Please submit articles through the HGRC email or directly to Patricia Sanchez.


NEW GNMPD Interface

WEBTrees Help database

We use the WEBtrees software for the Great New Mexico Pedigree Database. This software offers many charts, graphs, and search capabilities that you will find very useful. Unfortunately no tutorial or written instruction exists for WEBTREES. If you need help using WEBTREES contact Louie Tapia at


Herencia - The HGRC Quarterly Journal

Available for purchase at this link to herencia

We all know that the most treasured inheritance from our ancestors is the rich heritage they have left for us. In Herencia we share history and stories of this inheritance with each other. Order your copy today.