MATAGORDA  COUNTY
GENEALOGICAL  SOCIETY

Founded 1981


Matagorda County Genealogical Society
c/o Bay City Public Library
1100 7th Street
Bay City, TX 77414

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2009 Family History Essay Contest Winner

2008 Family History Essay Contest Winner
 


Matagorda County
Genealogical Society
is a
Texas State Genealogical Society
Partner Society


 




Texas State Genealogical Society


Texas State Genealogical Society
District 3  Counties

 

Wharton

District 3 Representative Kenneth Booth

 


PURPOSE

 

The Matagorda County Genealogical Society is a non-profit, educational organization in the Matagorda County, Texas, geographical area devoted to the collection and dissemination of factual genealogical data and to raising the standards of genealogical research. Through regular monthly meetings the Society brings together those persons actively interested or engaged in genealogical research, who desire either to develop or expand their technical abilities and knowledge in this field. The Society publishes and gathers genealogical material for interested citizens and assists the Bay City Public Library in acquisition of genealogical and historical material.
 


MEMBERSHIP

The membership is September 1 to August 31 and annual dues are as follows:

 

Mail Dues to MCGS, 1100 7th St, Bay City, TX 77414

Individual

$20

Couple

$25
Patron $30 Patron Couple $42.50
Life Member $200 Life Couple $250

Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________

City: ________________________________________________ State: __________ Zip + 4:___________ _________

Email Address: ________________________________________________________________________

Enclosed: Membership _________________      Printed Oak Leaves _________________     TOTAL: ________________

 

PUBLICATIONS

The Society journal, Oak Leaves, is included in all memberships and is published in February and August. Single issues of the journal may be purchased. The Society has other publications that are available for purchase by members and the public.

BEGINNING WITH THE FEBRUARY, 2012 ISSUE, MEMBERS WILL NOT RECEIVE A PRINTED COPY OF OAK LEAVES, BUT A DIGITAL PDF FILE MAILED TO THEIR EMAIL ADDRESSES. MEMBERS WHO WISH TO STILL RECEIVE A PRINTED COPY WILL BE ASKED TO PAY $10 ABOVE THEIR DUES TO OFFSET PRINTING AND MAILING COSTS.
 


BOOKS FOR SALE

Historic Matagorda County   2 Volume Set
ONLY available from:

Palacios Area Historical Association (PAHA)
401 Commerce Street, Palacios, Texas 77465.
$40 + $10 shipping
can be ordered with credit card by calling 361-972-1148

 

Historic Matagorda County Volume III
This edition is out of print, but can be ordered from
Higginson Book Company. 

 

  The following publications available from:

Matagorda County Genealogical Society
1100 7th St.
Bay City, TX 77414-4915


Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City, Texas

$20.00 + $6.00 postage (was originally $35.00 + post.)
Hardbound, approx 275 pages, One 11x17 fold-out map of entire cemetery, ten 8 1/2x11 section maps, military information section, additional burials in unknown locations, full-name index

1850 Federal Census, Matagorda County, TX
1860 Federal Census, Matagorda County, TX
1870 Federal Census, Matagorda Co, TX

Matagorda County Marriages 1837-1900
each book $8.00 + $2.25 postage


Ordering information for Publications and Oakleaves Quarterlies
 


LIBRARY

Books and manuscripts presented to the Society and periodicals received from other societies on an exchange basis are placed in the genealogical section of the

BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

1100 7th Street
Bay City, Texas


Sunday & Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Thursday 10-7
Friday 9 - 5
Saturday 8 - 1

Holiday Closures  CALENDAR

 


 

Copyright 2004 - Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
All rights reserved

Created|
Dec. 2, 2004
Updated
Dec. 30, 2012
   

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