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Member, Federation of Genealogical Societies

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

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

Free Genealogy Classes and Webinars
Have you made a resolution to learn more about genealogy this year? As a supplement to our monthly meetings, here are some resources:
Upcoming Meetings

Date: Thursday, April 2nd
Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke
Topic: How to Reopen and Work a Genealogy Cold Case
Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company. She is producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show available at www.GenealogyGems.com, in iTunes, and through the Genealogy Gems app, and free toolbar.
Lisa is also the author of a variety of multi-media materials including the Genealogy Gems Premium website subscription, and four books: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, The Genealogistís Google Toolbox, and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies, and the video series Google Earth for Genealogy.
In addition to Genealogy Gems, Lisa works closely with Family Tree Magazine as producer and host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast, a regular article author for the magazine, and curriculum developer and instructor for Family Tree University.
Lisaís offerings are not limited to online. She is a sought after international genealogy speaker. Whether in person or online, Lisa strives to dig through the myriad of genealogy news, questions and resources to deliver the gems that can unlock each genealogistís own family history treasure trove!
Family is not just a priority professionally. Lisa is a doting wife to Bill, the proud mom of three daughters, and has added the role of Grandma to her resume. She counts her blessings every day for the love, fulfillment and laughter that family brings to every aspect of her life.

Date: Thursday, May 7th
Speaker: Jane Aronhalt and Mary Moore
Topic: Family Reunions
Family reunions provide an excellent opportunity for family members to share their family history. Past MCGS president Jane Aronhalt and current MCGS historian Mary Moore will discuss planning and conducting successful family reunions.

Date: Thursday, September 3rd
Speaker: Lynelle Moss
Topic: Using FamilySearch.com for Your Genealogical Research
Lynell Bennett Moss is a sixth generation Dallasite. She has been researching her family, as well as those of others, since 1968 in courthouses, libraries, archives and online. Lynell has held various leadership positions with the Plano Family History Center and has served as director of the Great Family Search Conference. She has been involved in beta testing programs for FamilySearch and indexing FamilySearch historical records. Lynell is a member of the Dallas Genealogical Society, Texas State Genealogical Society and National Genealogical Society.

Recent Meetings
  • Climbing Your Family Tree! L. Vaughn Oliver, Sons of the Republic of Texas
  • Records Available in the Office of the County Clerk. Mary Louise Garcia, Tarrant County Clerk
  • The Daily Buzz -- What inventions, food, music and literature caught our ancestors' attention in the 1880s and the Gay Nineties. Past MCGS President Judy Knight
  • 19th Century Fort Smith Criminal Cases. Meg Hacker, Director of Operations, Southwest Region of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • The Portal to Texas History. Dreanna Beldin, Assistant Dean for External Relations, Univ. North Texas Library.
  • Tracking Ancestral Portraits: A Case Study. Terri OíNeill, 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

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