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Member, Federation of Genealogical Societies

Mid-Cities Genealogical Society P.O. Box 407
Bedford, TX 76095

DNA and Genealogy Seminar
Mid-Cities will be sponsoring a DNA and Genealogy Seminar at the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Our speaker will be Debbie Parker Wayne CG CGL.
Although the Seminar is free, seating is limited! Priority will be given to those who have registered.
==> Details and Registration Page <==
Dues Reminder!
A friendly reminder that it is time to renew your dues for our new membership year, September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015 ==> Dues Renewal Form <==
The Mid-Cities Genealogical Society meets the first Thursday of each month at the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, Texas. Visitors are welcome.
6:30 p.m. – Social
7:00 p.m. – General Meeting

Upcoming Meetings

Date: Thursday, October 2nd
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, November 6th
Speaker: Judy Knight
Topic: TBA

Date: Thursday, December 4th
Topic: Annual Holiday Party

Date: Thursday, January 8th
Speaker: Mary Louise Garcia, Tarrant County Clerk
Topic: Records Available in the Office of the County Clerk
Since 1850, the County Clerk has been the "Keeper of the Records" for Tarrant County. Additionally, 28 cities, including Fort Worth, have turned over their vital records to the Tarrant County Clerk to save taxpayer money. Mary Louise Garcia, elected in 2010, will discuss the wide variety of records of genealogical interest available through her office.

Recent Meetings
  • Portal to Texas History Dreanna Beldin, Assistant Dean for External Relations, Univ. North Texas Library.
  • Tracking Ancestral Portraits: A Case Study Terri O’Neill, MCGS Past President.
  • Writing Your Family History Earl Armstrong, MCGS member.
  • World War II Records Carl Oehmann, Apex Genealogical Services
  • Applying Family Naming Conventions to Your Genealogy Research Bernard N. Meisner, MCGS Past President
  • The Outcasts Kathleen Kent, New York Times Best Selling Author
  • Creating a Family History Book Using My Canvas Marilyn Hay, MCGS member

Family Tree Maker Seminar Materials
Mid-Cities' own Marilyn Hay delivered a Family Tree Maker 2014 Seminar on Saturday, August 16th in the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library. ==> Seminar Materials <==

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