P. O. Box
842661, Houston, TX 77284
***Notice on Flooding***
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 http://www.pct3.com/about/news/road-closure.asp .
May meeting of the Houston Genealogical Forum at Bayland Community
Center is canceled because FEMA is using the facility for flood
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
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.
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
There will be no regular meetings during the summer. Our Fall program will begin on Thursday, September 8.
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
registration is open for the Federation of Genealogical Society
conference in Springfield IL, August 31-September 3, 2016. See https://www.fgsconference.org/ .
The 2016 National Genealogical Society Conference will be held May 4-7 in Fort Lauderdale. See http://www.ngsgenealogy.org 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.
revised by Alan
Leeds, April 29, 2016