Joy Oria

Joy Oria

Joy Oria was a speaker for the 2nd We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference that took place September 15-17, 2021. In this post you can read more about her and her presentation.

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.

Archived Presentation

Title:  Snapshot in Time: Your Family in Spanish Colonial Censuses

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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