Author: rosiemini

I'm a mom of two who loves family history and Sammy Hagar.
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Family Surprises Their Mom With Birthday Car Parade

The family of Dolores, including her future daughter-in-law, planned a surprise car parade for her birthday. It seems that this will be the new normal…

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The Birth of San Antonio

Many years ago, my grandmother, Mary Lou Bustillos Martinez, told me we have a lot of history in San Antonio, Texas. I haven’t been able…

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Family Tree Lessons from Tia Patricia: Lesson 3

Please email patgerecci@gmail.com if you have any questions or want more information.   Lesson Three: You have a photo with an unidentified building or part of…

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Family Tree Lessons from Tia Patricia: Lesson 2

Please email patgerecci@gmail.com if you have any questions or want more information. Lesson 2 Lesson Two: Start to write up little stories of one person from…

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San Antonio’s Founders Monument: A Historic Initiative

A bronze monument honoring the four founding communities of San Antonio is being commissioned, in honor of our City’s TriCentennial. Being Honored are: Native Americans…

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Family Tree Lessons from Tia Patricia: Lesson 1

Please email patgerecci@gmail.com if you have any questions or want more information.    Lesson 1 For the Hernandez research conducted over 30 years, I have…

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The History of Domingo Bustillos

BUSTILLO, DOMINGO (1779–1854). José Domingo Estevan Bustillo (or Bustillos), born on August 3, 1779, in La Villa de San Fernando de Béxar, was a prominent military…

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Oral History Project: Martina Herrera

  This interview is the first of many videos to come. I hope you enjoy them! I want to thank the interviewees and my daughter…

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