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Member, Federation of Genealogical Societies

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

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
The National Archives will be conducting a Virtual Genealogy Fair on October 28, 29 & 30. This will be a live broadcast via the Internet so you can ask their genealogy experts questions at the end of their talks. The lectures are designed for novices and experienced genealogists, and will feature tips and techniques for using records at the National Archives for genealogy research. All sessiosn are free and open to the public. More information is available at: www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair/
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, November 6th
Speaker: Judy Knight
Topic: The Daily Buzz
Past MCGS President Judy Knight will help us gain an understanding of what was happening in our ancestors’ lives and what inventions, food, music and literature caught their attention in the 1880s and the Gay Nineties.

Date: Thursday, December 11th
Topic: Annual Holiday Party
Note: This meeting will be on the second Thursday of the month!

Date: Thursday, January 8th
Note: This meeting will be on the second Thursday of the month!
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
  • 19th Century Fort Smith Criminal Cases Meg Hacker, Director of Operations, Southwest Region of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • 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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