P. O. Box
842661, Houston, TX 77284
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
also have several bus trips per year, departing from and returning to
the Bear Creek Community Center. Our most popular trip has
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.
Thursday March 13, Allen Peterson, CG, the director of the Katy
Family History Center, will discuss British Research. As usual,
we meet at 1 P.M. at Bear Creek Community
On Thursday April 10 we have a bus trip to visit the historical sites of Sugar Land.
This trip will be led by Cherry Wong and the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation. Please sign up at the March meeting.
Sue Kaufman, the director of Clayton Library, will discuss Jewish resources at Clayton at the Thurday March 6 meeting of the Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society.
Clayton Library Friends will have an all-day presentation by Carol Taylor on Civil War
research on Saturday
March 8. Registration is required. Note that this presentation is not at the library.
On Saturday April 5, Debbie Parker Wayne, CG will present "Ours and Theirs: Tax and Land Laws" to the Houston Genealogical Forum.
On Saturday April 26, familysearch.org will hold free genealogy
conferences in the Houston area, with local speakers as well as
recorded sessions from RootsTech. See http://houstonfamilysearch.com/2014-conferences .
is National Women's History Month. Clayton Library will celebrate
with two presentations on Saturday March 15. These
events are free, but reservations are required.
For details, see http://www2.houstonlibrary.org/clayton/events.html or call 832-393-2600.
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 https://familysearch.org/blog/en/orders-microfilm-fiche-restricted-april-2014/ .
Our books are stored at the Bear Creek Community Center. For a list, click here.
revised by Alan
Leeds, March 6, 2014