Partner Society, Texas State Genealogical Society
Member, Federation of Genealogical Societies
Mid-Cities Genealogical Society P.O. Box 407
Bedford, TX 76095
A friendly reminder that it is time to renew your dues for our new membership year, September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014 ==> Dues Renewal Form
The Mid-Cities Genealogical Society meets the first Thursday of each month at the Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, Texas. Visitors are welcome.
6:30 p.m. – Social
7:00 p.m. – General Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 5th
Topic: Our Annual Holiday Party!
Members are invited to bring a dish for our pot luck dinner, and a wrapped, inexpensive (~$5.00) gift for our "Wright Family" gift exchange. We will also be collecting donations for the 6 Stones Mission Network.
Please note dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Date: Thursday, January 2nd
Speaker: Marilyn Hay
Topic: My Canvas
Backed by Ancestry.com, MyCanvas is known for its heirloom-quality photo books and family tree charts. You can choose from a wide range of polished templates or create your own. Mid-Cities membership chair Marilyn Hay will demonstrate how to create a family history book with My Canvas.
Date: Thursday, February 6th
Speaker: Meg Hacker, Director of Operations, Southwest Region of the National Archives and Records Administration
Topic: 19th Century Fort Smith Criminal Cases
Meg Hacker was born in Florida and raised in West Texas. She has been with the National Archives—Southwest Region since 1985. She received her B.A. in American History from Austin College
and her M.A. in American History from Texas Christian University. She has presented to numerous historical and genealogical societies, archives and library associations, teacher in-services, and classrooms on a wide assortment of topics. She was the featured luncheon speaker at Ancestry Day in Texas.
Date: Thursday, March 6th
Speaker: Kathleen Kent
Topic: The Outcasts
Author Kathleen Kent returns to MCGS to discuss her latest book The Outcasts, which is based in the bayou country southeast of Houston.
Date: Thursday, April 3rd
Speaker: Bernard N. Meisner
Topic: Applying Family Naming Conventions to Your Genealogical Research
Bernard, Mid-Cities secretary and Webmaster, will review some traditional naming conventions and discuss how they can be used to provide clues for identifying family members. He will also review some rather unique names that have been bestowed on children by their parents.
Date: Thursday, May 1st
Speaker: Carl Oehmann, Apex Genealogical Services
Topic: Military Records
Carl Oehmann has been doing research for over 15 years with primary emphasis in North Carolina, the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland. His primary interest is military records.
Date: Thursday, June 5th
Speaker: Earl Armstrong
Topic: Writing Your Family's Story
Mid-Cities member Earl Armstrong, who teaches a writing course at Tarrant County Community College, has recently contributed serveral entries to the Ancestry.com blog on the topic of writing family stories.
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