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Texas Genealogy & History
"...the people of Texas do now constitute a free, Sovereign, and independent republic..."
- from the Texas Declaration of Independence, 2 March 1836
COMING IN 2008
Genealogical Seminars, Monthly Genealogical Society Meetings, Historical Events,
Cemetery Association Meetings, Family Reunions
|Texas State Genealogical
Society - TSGS
has changed it web site awards to include 2 new categories.
There is now a category for Individuals with a web site on their
family genealogy and a category for an Individual with web site
of general nature like a GenWeb site or DNA Study. Cash prizes
will be awarded to top 3 winners in each category. You do have
to be a TSGS member with our TSGS logo and link to our web site.
Rules can be found at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~txsgs/website.html
Awards will be presented at Tyler at the TSGS conference
banquet on November 9th.
Click here: Lecture
Brochure - This is a pdf format brochure that includes
details along with the registration information and form
This is a one day event scheduled on Saturday, 9 August 2008, from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. It will be held at the Fort Worth Botanical Garden Center in Fort Worth, Texas.
1. WHEN THE SOURCES ARE WRONG - A problem with which every genealogist has to deal.
2. TRACING THE ORIGINS OF EARLY 18TH CENTURY PALATINE AND OTHER EMIGRANTS - An authority on Palatines, his same approach works for other ethnic groups and other times; a step-by-step plan.
3. FAMILY TRADITION: HOW TO SEPARATE FACT FROM FICTION IN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH - A how-to-do-it case study.
4. HOW PSYCHIC ROOTS BECAME AN “UNSOLVED MYSTERY” - The story behind the TV program and books.
$40 per person - Must be received by July 31st
Late registration (after July 31) or At the Door, $45
Coffee, tea, cookies and cake served all day.
Door Prizes! - Goodie Bags! - Vendors!
Visit our website for additional information.
Fort Worth Genealogical Society - http://www.rootsweb.com/~txfwgs
|Athens Genealogical Organization
Genealogical Org. Henderson Co. TX (covers all of Henderson
Co. TX) Meets the last Thurs. of each month 6 - to whenever
PM at the First Methodist Church on Lover's Lane, in Athens.
Membership $15.00 per year for mailed journals.
The Bay Area Genealogical Society (BAGS) of Houston - BAGS is once again sponsoring a genealogical/educational seminar on Saturday, May 3, 2008. This year BAGS is pleased to present one of the nation’s foremost genealogists, Christine Rose, CG, CGL, FASG.
Seminar non-BAGS member registration cost is only $45.00 per individual received before March 30, 2008 OR GROUPS of 4 or more registering at the same time receive a $30.00 per person rate if received before March 30, 2008.
Box lunches may be ordered at a cost of $8.00 per person and are optional.
Registration forms and more information available at: www.txbayareagen.org Or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event specifics are:
What: BAGS Presents Christine Rose
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2008
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Place: University Baptist Church
16106 Middlebrook Drive (1 block North of the intersection of Bay Area Blvd. & Middlebrook Drive)
Clear Lake City/Houston, TX
Program Topics include:
* Estates: A Goldmine!
* Abstracting and Transcribing – The Techniques and Legalese
* Military Records for Problem Solving
* Solving the Problem “On-site” in 25 Hours or Less
The Bay Area Genealogical Society - Bay Area Genealogical Society (BAGS) meets at University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive, Houston, TX, at 6:00 p.m. on the last Friday of each month (except November and December when alternate dates are set to accommodate the Holidays.)
Light supper is served prior to the meetings.
For more information, go to: http://www.txbayareagen.org/
Baytown Genealogy Society - Meets every second Monday of the month.
Location: Baytown Library, 5203 Decker Dr., Baytown, TX. Contact the library 281.424.8388
Web site : http://www.baytowngenealogyresearchlibrary.org
Brazosport Genealogical Society - meets monthly. Write: P.O. Box 813, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 for information.
The Humble Area Genealogical Society - Meets every second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. No meetings in December, June-August. Location: Kingwood College Teaching Theater, 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, Texas 77339.
Montgomery County Genealogical Society - meets first Monday each month.
Location: Montgomery Co. Library, 104 I-45 North, Conroe, TX
Web site: http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmcghs
Waller County Genealogy Society - meets monthly on the third Saturday of every month.
Location: Waller Masonic Lodge, 2106 Main St., Waller, TX
Web site: http://www.geocities.com/wallercogensoc
Walker County Genealogy
Society - meets
monthly on the third Saturday of each month.
Location: Forrest Masonic Lodge #19, 1030 Twelfth St., Huntsville, TX
Web site: http://www.wcgen.com
County Cemetery Interest Group meets
on the second Tuesday of every month at the Waco-McLennan County
Public Library, 1717 Austin Ave., Waco. Everyone is welcome
to attend the meetings.
Save Austin's Cemeteries. Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at Oakwood Cemetery Office at 9 a.m., www.sachome.org.
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