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Bear Creek Genealogical Society 

P. O. Box 842661, Houston, TX 77284


***Notice on Flooding***

Due to flooding, we have moved our May meeting to the Thomas A. Glazier Senior Educatio Center, 16600 Pine Forest Ln, Houston.  We will resume in September at our usual Bear Creek location.  Please be aware that Highway 6, Eldridge, and Clay Road are all closed in the Addicks Reservoir area.  For updates on road conditions, see .

The May meeting of the Houston Genealogical Forum at Bayland Community Center is canceled because FEMA is using the facility for flood recovery work.


Welcome to the Bear Creek Genealogical Society.  Our society meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr., Houston, TX 77084.  We have approximately 40 members and hold our meeting from 1 to 2:30 PM.  All genealogical researchers, whether novice or expert, are welcome to attend.  Attire is casual.  We look forward to seeing you.  For further information, contact Gary Tober, President, 832-260-3635 or Tom Woltz, Vice-President, 832-754-2875.  Click here for a membership application.  Annual dues are $15.

Society Announcements

Jim Brewster of Family Tree DNA
is will present "Understanding DNA Testing for Genealogy" at our Thursday May 12 meeting.  Note that this meeting has been moved to the Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center as discussed above.  The meeting begins at 1 P.M.

There will be no regular meetings during the summer.  Our Fall program will begin on Thursday, September 8.


                  Jim Brewster


Other Announcements

The May meeting of the Houston Genealogical Forum has been canceled due to flooding.

On Saturday May 7,
Clayton Library will have three  talks on "Remembering Your Ancestor's Military Service."   These presentations are free, but  advance registration is required.  Please call the library at 832-393-2600.  

Hotel registration is open for the Federation of Genealogical Society conference in Springfield IL, August 31-September 3, 2016.  See .

The 2016 National Genealogical Society Conference will be held May 4-7 in Fort Lauderdale.  See for more information.  

The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies will meet August 7-12 in Seattle.




Our books are stored at the Bear Creek Community Center.  For a list, click here.


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Current Calendar

Last revised by Alan Leeds, April 29, 2016