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Bear Creek Genealogical Society 

P. O. Box 842661, Houston, TX 77284

Website: www.bearcreekgenealogy.org

Welcome

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 Drive.  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


On Thursday September 14, Sue Kaufman, Manager of Clayton Library, will present "Manuscripts and Collections--Below the Low-hanging Fruit."  On Thurday October 12, Irene Walters, also from Clayton Library, will present "Genealogy Tips and Tricks."  Both meetings are at 1 PM at Bear Creek Community Center.

Irene Walters

                                   Sue Kaufman
                                                      Irene Walters

Other Announcements

Future On Saturday August 5, Irene Walters of Clayton library will present "Using Newspapers to Flesh Out Your Genealogy."  Reservations are required.  Call 832-393-2600 or see or click here for more information.
*****Familysearch.org has announced that effective September 1, 2017, microfilm will no longer be distributed to the Family History Centers.  The last day to order microfilm is August 31.  Some of the material is available online, and they expect everything to be available online by the end of 2020.  For more information see https://www.lds.org/callings/temple-and-family-history/familysearch-microfilm-discontinuation?lang=eng&_r=1  ****
Future conferences of the Federation of Genealogical Societies will be held August 30-September 2, 2017 in Pittsburgh PA, August 22-25, 2018 in Fort Wayne IN, August 21-24, 2019 in Washington DC, and September 2-5, 2020 in Kansas City, MO.  Registration for the 2017 meeting is now open.  

The International Germanic Genealogy Conference will be held July 28-30 in Minneapolis.  See https://ggsmn.org/cpage.php?pt=83 for more information.  

Dick Eastman has written "A Genealogy Intro."  This article is full of advice on how to get started in genealogy.






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Last revised by Alan Leeds, July 25, 2017