The Baca / Douglas Genealogy and Family History Blog

03 January 2016

New Years Resolution 2016

It's the New Year! I may be a couple of days late, but I've decided to make a few of resolutions.

1. Take a look at the image below. This is my current genealogy database properties. Notice that there are currently 6,437 people in my database. I wish to have 10,000 by the end of the year. That means that I need to add 3,563 names to my database. If I add at least 10 names per day from now until the end of the year, I can make that goal. You, gentle reader, can help me by sending me obituaries, family group sheets, hints, etc. for people related to Socorro, New Mexico and my family. I will also collect information for my wife's family. You can send me an email at info AT

My goal isn't to just fill up my database, but rather connect to as many relatives as possible. I will also share information as requested.

2. Publish a book on the Socorro Land Grant families. I've collected a lot of information, but there's a lot I need to "clean up" before publishing. Again, your help is appreciated.

3. Publish a few articles in certain journals/ magazines. I've yet to publish in HGRC's Herencia, the Historical Society of New Mexico's journal, and the El Defensor Chieftain. I hope this will be the year.

Do you have any genealogy resolutions? Post them here!

Have a Happy New Year!



One of my genealogy resolutions is to have my great-uncle's WW I story and his genealogy published in NMGS for the WW I anniversary. Another is to update my database as I lost so much of it in a conversion from one program to another (yikes!) and to make consistent progress on my next publication. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Did you see the obituary for Lawrence Torres Sr. in the ABQ Journal on January 7th?

Anonymous said...

Did you see the obituary for Lawrence Torres Sr published on January 7th in the ABQ Journal?

Robert Baca said...

Chandra: Yes, I did see that obituary for Lawrence Torres, Sr. I have a copy of it. He was a relative of mine.

Linda Sue Davis said...

How do I upload my gedcom file to your database of Bacas.

Linda Sue Davis said...

How do I upload by Baca gedcom file to your database. My Bacas are from VALENCIA cOUNTY EARLY 1824 Before Soccorro County was formed.