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Partner Society, Texas State Genealogical Society

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

For Our Members

Click this link to see a listing of all the surnames are members are researching: ==>Surnames Our Members Are Researching

Family Tree Maker Workshop Materials
MCGS member Marily Hay has produced a set of instructional videos for our members.

Home Access to Fold3 and HeritageQuest for Euless Library Card Holders
The Euless Public Library provides access from home to online subscription databases as a service to its patrons. These include Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives (using your library card) and HeritageQuest Online (through the TexShare Database collection -- Please contact the Library for the login and password).

America's GenealogyBank at Fort Worth Public Library
The Fort Worth Public Library <>has announced they now provide access to America’s GenealogyBank database at the Library, with remote access available from home.

America's GenealogyBank provides Web-based access to millions of the United States' core genealogical records from 1652 to the present day. Through basic name search and advanced search options, genealogists can easily find and browse digital images of American historical genealogies, obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military and government documents and other essential primary sources. It also provides the full text of modern U.S. newspaper obituaries and enhanced Social Security Death Index records. Significantly, each of America's GenealogyBank's five historical or modern collections is updated with new content on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. They are:

  • Articles, obituaries and more from Historical Newspapers
  • America's Obituaries (1977-present)
  • The Social Security Death Index
  • Digital facsimiles of printed items from Historical Books
  • A variety of essential records from Historical Documents

Online Self-Study Classes on FamilySearch
Browse hundreds of online genealogy courses to help you discover your family history. The topics range from basic research to training on specific record types and can be beneficial to both beginners and experienced researchers. Most of the classes come from research consultants in the world-famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, but FamilySearch is also now working with partners to broaden the pool of expertise. The classes can be accessed at:

Past Newsletters
Click on any month below to view the copy of our award winning newsletter My Journey From Yesterday for that month (*.pdf).

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