Jose Ruben Riojas

Why do the last names change? Historical evolution of records in Mexico - Jose Ruben Riojas

Professor Jose Ruben Riojas will be a speaker for the 1st Annual We Are Cousins Virtual Conference this coming September 23-25, 2020. In this post you can read more about him and what he will be presenting.

About Jose Ruben Riojas

Jose Ruben Riojas lives in Mexico and is passionate about his country and family´s history. He has spent 25 years researching and teaching; as a faculty and researcher at the University of Monterey. His origin is deeply rooted in Coahuila and Nuevo León, states that he loves and has known since his childhood.

Presentation Information

Title:  Why do the last names change? Historical evolution of records in Mexico.

Summary: Researchers often encounter challenges discovering surnames change. Through this conference we´ll review how rules for assigning surnames changed in Mexico, fundamentally when Mexico went from having only parish files to being governed by the rules of the Civil Registry Participants will find useful information and tools to facilitate their work.

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