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State / Local Library,
State / Local Archive,
I have 30+ years of genealogy research experience and work as a volunteer in the Genealogy department of San Antonio's Central Library. I can lookup all things San Antonio & Bexar County from the library, catalog mysapl.org. Some types of records include city directories, Spanish Missions vital records, cemeteries (please specify), naturalization through 1906, San Fernando Cathedral records, marriages 1837-66, voter 1867-9, church records (please specify), newspaper articles, Canary Islanders, Spanish Archives, deeds, books, periodicals, etc. I cannot lookup records that are not presently indexed.
Texas - Nueces County, Aransas County, San Patricio County
I will take cemetery pictures in the above counties, do online research on Ancestry, Fold and other sites if I have subscriptions to them. I will research in local history libraries in the above counties.