El Farolito: La luz del pasado iluminara el camino de nuestro futuro
The Lantern: The light of the past shall illuminate the pathway of our future
OLTHLRC promotes an interest in and the study of lives, times, cultures, traditions, ancestries, and histories of the peoples who emigrated to New Spain and New Mexico, many of whom still have descendants in New Mexico, Colorado, California, Texas, Arizona, and Northern Mexico.
We hold our monthly meetings on the second Saturday of the month at the Denver Public Library to allow our members to benefit from the largest genealogy and western history collection available. You will not find a larger selection of genealogical, cultural or historical research material anywhere in Colorado, and the assistance you will receive at the Denver Public Library is second to none.
Membership dues are $25 per family. This includes a subscription to El Farolito, a quarterly Hispanic Genealogy publication.
The Spring 2014 issue of El Farolito for 2014 in October follwed in early November by the Summer 2014 issue.
Topics and features for 2014 incldue:
Voices of the Past by Robert Torrez
Part 3 of the Updated Abeyta Family History and Updated Genealog
Roybal y Torrado Genealogy and Research Insights
Part 2 of the Afán de Rivera and Jirón del Castillo Genealogy
1707 Ceneus Extractions for Towns of Nueva Vizcaya, including Durango, Santa Catalina, Santa María de Parras, San Juan del Río, San Francisco del Oro, and Santa Bárbara
López de Gracia Family Genealogy of 17th-Century New MExico
Expanded Robledo Family History
The Exile Years at El Paso del Río del Norte, 1680-1693
Read about the above topics in the right column of this page.
Board of Directors
President: Michael Turner
Vice President: Ben Estrada
Treasurer: Margaret Valdez Turner
Secretary: José Antonio Esquibel
Editors, El Farolito: José Antonio Esquibel
Director of Fundraising: Lori Leyba
Immediate Past President: Mark Leyba
Genealogical Research Advisor:
José Antonio Esquibel
Nueva Vizcaya and Texas Genealogical Advisor: Frank Domignuez
Library Research Assistants:
Margaret Valdez Turner
José Antonio Esquibel
Second Saturday of the month (except August and December) from 10:00–5:00 on the 5th Floor of the Denver Public Library (Central)/Western History and Genealogy Department at Broadway and 13th:
Subscritions to the 2014 issues of El Farolito (4 issues) are avaiable until March 1, 2015.
Remember, the publishing cycle for El Farolito is June/July (Spring), September/October (Summer), December/January (Fall) and March/April (Winter)
Don't miss a single issue! You can print a membership/subscription form by visiting "Joining OLTHLRC".