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General Membership Meetings

Our General Membership Meetings are conducted on the last Tuesday
of each month with exception of December.

Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown)
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth, Texas

6:30 - 7:45 pm

Contact Don Crews for more information. Email address for Don Crews

 

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NEXT MEETING

Tuesday - 25 August 2015

Speaker: Dr. Bernard Meisner

Topic: The NEW Ancestry.com

 

2015 Schedule


Meeting Flyer for January 2015
January

Speaker: Bernard N. Meisner

Topic: Techniques & Strategies For More Effective Online Searching

This presentation will cover how to determine what information is available, where it is located, and how to use search tools such as filters, wildcards, relationships, complementary data sources, and tailored search engines.


Meeting Flyer for February 2015
February

Speaker: Mary Louise Garcia

Topic: Tarrant County Land Records

February's meeting was cancelled due to nasty winter weather and icy driving conditions. This presentation has been rescheduled for July 28th.


Meeting Flyer for March 2015
March

Speaker: Olyve Hallmark Abbott

Topic: Come Sundown: The Life and Letters of a Frontier Woman

Olyve has collected and published a book of 140 letters of Permelia Nickell Hawkins, her great grandmother. Permelia and her family came from Morehead, Kentucky to Texas in 1880. Following the storyline in the letters reads like a novel. Come hear about this fascinating tale.


Meeting Flyer for April 2015
April

Speaker: Brenda McClurkin

Topic: UTA Photographic Collections

This presentation will spotlight the Archives Collection of the University of Texas at Arlington, especially their vast photographic collections.


Meeting Flyer for May 2015
May

Speaker: Judy Everett Ramos

Topic: Using Social Media in Your Genealogy

Don’t care for Facebook or Twitter? But what if they could help you in your pursuit of your genealogical research? Hear Judy explain how we can supplement our techniques and come into the Future!


Meeting Flyer for June 2015
June

Speaker: Randy Farmer

Topic: The True Story of Curly Bill: Horse Thief, Cattle Dealer, Murderer, Lawman

Randy has researched & written a book on his favorite character from old Fort Worth--Curly Bill. Curly Bill lived from 1858-1909 and led a varied, colorful life. Come hear Randy tell about the research to write this book.


Meeting Flyer for July 2015
July

Speaker: Mary Louise Garcia

Topic: Tarrant County Land Records

County Clerk Garcia has some news to tell us about changes coming to the Tarrant County Courthouse. These changes will be relevant to the use of Land Records. You better come so you will be in the know for the New Year.


Meeting Flyer for August 2015
Tuesday
25
August

Speaker: Dr. Bernard Meisner

Topic: The New Ancestry.com

Ancestry has rolled out a beta version for subscribers to use and give feedback. Dr. Meisner has been using this “New” version of Ancestry.com and has several things to tell us about the changes. You will want to hear more about what is still the same or what is different now.


Tuesday
29
September

Speaker: Lena Hughes

Topic: FWISD Archives



Meeting Flyer for October 2015
Tuesday
27
October

Speaker: Debbie Pearson

Topic: I Ain’t ‘Fraid of No Ghosts:

Cemetery Searches OnLine


Tuesday
24
November

Speaker:

Topic:


December

Meetings are not generally scheduled in December

 
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