Bear Creek Genealogical Society 

P. O. Box 842661, Houston, TX 77284


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 also have several bus trips per year, departing from and returning to the Bear Creek Community Center.  Our most popular trip has been to the Clayton Library Center of Houston Public Library, one of the top genealogical libraries in the country.  We look forward to seeing you.  For further information, contact Gary Tober, President, 281-398-0333 or Tom Woltz, Vice-President, 832-754-2875.  Click here for a membership application.  Annual dues are $15.

Society Announcements


Instead we will meet at the usual time, 1 P.M. at Bear Creek Community Center on April 10.  We will view a webinar by Kory Meyerink on "Researching Your German Ancestors."

Other Announcements

On Saturday April 5, 10 A.M. to noon, Debbie Parker Wayne, CG will present "Ours and  Theirs: Tax and Land Laws" to the Houston Genealogical Forum at Bayland Community Center.  Admission is free.  

At 1 P.M. the same day, Clayton Library will present "Gathering History:  Cooking Traditions."  While this presentation is free, registration is required.  Click here or call 832-393-2600.

The Family History Library will be renovating its Granite Mountain Vault near Salt Lake City.  During a 2-week period in April, there will be restrictions on microfilm ordering.  Specifically, films and fiche with numbers above 1,881,705 cannot be ordered during this period. See .

On Saturday April 26, will hold a free genealogy conference at Summerwood LDS Church, 14350 N. Sam Houston Tollway.  This conference with include both live presentations and highlights of the 2014 RootsTech conference.  See .  The date for the Friendswood conference has not yet been announce.    

The Angelina College Genealogy Conference will be held Thursday-Saturday July 17-19 in Lufkin, Texas. Registration by June 10 is recommended to ensure syllabus availability.

Registration is now open for the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in San Antonio, August 27-30.  The program is also available at the conference website.  The deadline for early registration is July 1.




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


Membership form
Current Calendar

Last revised by Alan Leeds, March 28, 2014