Come Join Us At These Events
Guest Speaker: Alfredo Pena, head genealogist,
Sept 11, 1-3 PM -- Bonita Library Conference Room, Bonita Rd.
"The Conquest of Mexico: Finding Your Ancestor Among the Conquistadors."
Description: "Myths and realities about the conquistadors; some of the families that descend from the them and what sources can be used to find a link to one or several of the conquistadors".
Oct 2, 2:30 - 3:30 PM -- Norman Park Senior Center, 270 F St. Chula Vista,
"Coming to the New World After the Conquest 1600-1900"
Description: "Not everybody arrived to the New World at the same time with the conquistadors. Some of the Spanish families went to Mexico after the conquest. Find out what are some of the books and other sources that can be used to find them."
Oct 27, 12:15 to 2:30 -- Chula Vista Library 4th and F St. Chula Vista
"Exodus: The Reasons for the Massive Immigration from Mexico to the U.S."
Description: "Political and economic events such as the Mexican
Revolution and the religious war against the government (Cristeros)
fueled a massive immigration from Mexico to the U.S."