Joy Oria

Joy Oria

Joy Oria will be a speaker for the 3rd We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference taking place March 23-25, 2022. In this post, you can read more about her and her presentations.

About Joy Oria

Houston native Joy Oria has been a librarian at the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research since 2015. She completed the SLIG course Advanced Hispanic Research in 2020 and has been researching for over ten years. She is currently transcribing padrones for the Sahuayo area of Michoacán, Mexico.

Scheduled Presentation for 3rd WAC Conference

Title: Tracing Immigrant Roots

Summary: Before we can research an immigrant ancestor we need to know their town of origin. The answer often lies in records created in the U.S. Learn which records can help you discover your immigrant ancestor’s origins.

Past and Archived Presentation

Title:  Snapshot in Time: Your Family in Spanish Colonial Censuses (Presented at the 2nd WAC Conference)

Summary: Padrones, or censuses, were taken for nearly every location throughout Spain’s colonial reign and are invaluable for providing a snapshot of families in a specific time and place. Learn to find padrones for your research locations and how to utilize the information they hold. Watch Recording

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View more speakers here: Virtual Conference Speakers

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