Membership in the Fort Worth Genealogical Society is by calendar year,
from January 1st through December 31st. All members
receive annually, four issues of our quarterly journal, Footprints,
and eleven issues of our monthly newsletter. Those who join mid-year will
receive missed issues of Footprints for the current year in the mail,
but missed newsletters may only be downloaded from our website. From time
to time, other items may also be published and made available. Substantial
discounts are offered to members on most items published or sold by the
The five classifications of membership are: Individual, Family, Sustaining,
Contributing and Honorary Life. Sustaining and Contributing are levels of
membership for those who wish to assist with additional financial support
of the Society. These members are greatly appreciated, however there are
no additional benefits. Honorary Life Membership, which carry the same benefits
as any other class, is bestowed only upon members who have made significant
contributions to the growth or betterment of the Society.
In addition to the publications received as a benefit of membership, your
dues help to bring in professional speakers for our General Membership meetings
and supports an Exchange Program. Our journal, Footprints, is traded
for quarterlies published by other genealogical Societies across the nation.
Periodicals received through this program, plus books and manuscripts presented
to the Society, as well as books sent in for review in Footprints, are donated
to the Genealogy Department of the Fort Worth Public Library for use by the
We invite you to join us as a member of the Fort Worth Genealogical Society.
Annual dues are as low as $20.00 for individuals. Renewals and new memberships
are accepted year round.
Charter Membership List, 1957
Obituaries and Memorials of Fallen