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.
*** THE THURSDAY APRIL 10 BUS TRIP TO SUGAR LAND HAS BEEN CANCELED***
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."
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.
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.
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/ .
Saturday April 26, familysearch.org 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 http://houstonfamilysearch.com/2014-conferences . 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.
revised by Alan
Leeds, March 28, 2014