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COMING IN 2013

Genealogical Seminars and Events in Texas

(broken down by county)

Genealogical Seminars, Monthly Genealogical Society Meetings,
Historical Events, Cemetery Association Meetings, Family Reunions

Please send information to Christina Palmer.
Please include URL with information about the event or an e-mail contact person.


Anderson

 

East Texas Genealogy Society- The society meets the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library.  Interesting and informative programs help members and visitors with their genealogical research.

Andrews

 

 

Angelina

 

Angelina County Genealogical Society - The Society meets the third Monday of Each month


Angelina College Genealogy Conference - Annually in July, Lufkin, Texas http://www.angelina.edu/genealogy/genealogy.html

Aransas

 

Genealogical Society of Aransas County meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Elementary School on Live Oak Street. All visitors are welcome.   Membership dues are $15 per year for single persons or $20 for married couples. For further information, please contact the GSAC at P.O. Box 1642, Fulton, TX 78358.

Archer

 

 

Armstrong

 

 

Atascosa

 

 

Austin

 

 

Bailey

 

 

Bandera

 

 

Bastrop

 

 

Baylor

 

 

Bee

 

 

Bell

 

 

Bexar

 

San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society - http://www.rootsweb.com/~txsaghs2 meets 3rd Saturday of the month, (except July, Aug. & Dec.) 10:00 am at the LDS Church, corner of Midcrown & Crestway in NE San Antonio (Windcrest area). Speakers at each meeting, vistors welcome.   SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive in N Central San Antonio is open; Monday 10am-4 pm, Wednesday 10 am-9pm, Saturday 10am-4 pm & Sunday 1-5 pm. Society members research free, visitors $5 per day. 210/342-5242 for information or view our catalog on line.

Blanco

 

 

Borden

 

 

Bosque

 

 

Bowie

 

 

Brazoria

 

Brazosport Genealogical Society  - meets monthly.  Write: P.O. Box 813, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 for information.

 


BRAZORIA County Historical Museum
Cemetery Committee meets once a month at the museum in Angleton, Texas.  For meeting dates please contact Jamie Murray at BCHM.ORG.

Brazos

 

Brazos Genealogical Association meets the third Monday of each month from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm in the second floor auditorium of the Bryan Public Library. The Bryan Public Library is located in downtown Bryan at 201 East 26th Street. There are no regular meetings in July & December.

Brewster

 

 

Briscoe

 

 

Brooks

 

 

Brown

 

 

Burleson

 

 

Burnet

 

 

Caldwell

 

 

Calhoun

 

 

Callahan

 

 

Cameron

 

 

Camp

 

 

Carson

 

 

Cass

 

 

Castro

 

 

Chambers

 

 

Cherokee

 

Cherokee County Genealogical Society-Regular meetings of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society are held the second Monday of the months of September through May at Bonner Place, 421 S. Bonner (off Larissa, across from First United Methodist Church), Jacksonville, Texas 75766 at 7:00 p.m. In case of in climate weather, the meeting will be held on the following Monday. Refreshments are served. Visitors are most welcome!! Come join us!!

Childress

 

 

Clay

 

 

Cochran

 

 

Coke

 

 

Coleman

 

 

Collin

 

Collin County Genealogical Society (CCGS) - Collin County Genealogical Society, SECOND WEDNESDAY: Regularly scheduled programs featuring genealogical topics and speakers are held on the 2nd Wednesday, September to June, at the W.O. Haggard, Jr. Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano, Texas 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The Society does not meet during the summer months of July and August. Guests Welcome!

For information contact CCGS Membership Chair at ccgs.members@gmail.com

Or visit our website for information about the society and upcoming program topics: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcolcgs/

 

Collin County Genealogical Society (CCGS)- CCGS Spring Seminar

Early registration has been extended for a week! Last date for mailing now is May 11.
Informational flyer and registration forms are on CCGS's website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcolcgs/calendar.htm
If getting a form is a problem emailccgs.programs@gmail.com and receive a form via email.


Seminar FAQs
CCGS Spring Seminar
May 19, 2012
Southfork Hotel, 16000 N Central Expressway (Directions on flyer) Seminar starting time is 9:00 a.m. (late registration beginning 8:30)

Our featured speaker will be John Sellers, known for his informative and entertaining presentation style.

With or Without a Will There Is a Way!

Women, That Gender You Can’t Do Without in Your Research

Researching Your Ancestor’s Plot of Dirt: The Adventures of Courthouse Land Research

What Do You Mean, It Burned?

 

Collin County Historical Society and Museum, to your Texas list. We were founded in 1957 and currently occupy a 1911 Texas Landmark post office building at 300 E. Virginia St., McKinney, TX 75069.

 

Our DBA over the last six years has been the North Texas History Center. However, we recently changed our status back to CCHS.

 

We are in the process of changing over our website, social media, and so forth but you can always reach us at the email address or info@collincountyhistoricalsociety.org.


 
Collingsworth

 
Colorado

 
Comal

 
Comanche

 
Concho

 
Cooke

Cooke County Genealogy -On March 30 & 31, 2012. The Cross Timbers Genealogical Society will host a Genealogical Conference at the North Central Texas College, in Gainesville, Texas.  Our title is "Our Roots Run Deep...Tracing your Ancestors."
We will host a luncheon on Friday at the Santa Fe Depot , a Friday night Free Session at the College, Computer class on Saturday at the Wolf Den, with full sessions at the college.
Are speakers are: Richard McCaslin, UNT professor., Nancy Carlberg, author and lecturer from Califorina, Ken Fette, Family Search, Aaron Holt National Archives, and Carolyn Leonard author, speaker from Oklahoma.
Coryell

 
Cottle

 
Crane

 
Crockett

 
Crosby

Ogle / Hawkins & Allied families-The Ogle/Hawkins and allied families reunion is held the first Sunday in August every year at the Crosbyton County Pioneer Museum building auditorium, 101 West Main Street, Crosbyton, Texas.  The event is a potluck luncheon and usually starts around 10 am.  The first reunion was held in 1968, down at Silver Falls, and was moved into town in the mid 1990s.  Most years attendance is between 80 and 100.  Attendees usually tour the museum, visit family gravesites at the Crosbyton cemetery and many head to Silver Falls Park in the late afternoon.
Kyla Bayang - Family Historian & Contact Person

 

Culberson

 
Dallam

 
Dallas

Dallas Genealogical Society Dallas Genealogical Society general meetings are open to the public and are held the first Saturday of each month at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas. There are no meetings scheduled in June, July, and August.  

 Registration and social time begin at 10:30am.  A short Business meeting starts at 11:00am, followed by a program of interest to family history researchers from 11:30am to 12:30pm. 

Check our Calendar on the DGS web site for descriptions of the programs as well as any changes to meeting dates or times.

 

Dallas Genealogical Society

http://www.dallasgenealogy.org

P. O. Box 12446, Dallas, Texas 75225-0446

1-866-YOU2DGS (866-968-2347)

info@dallasgenealogy.org

 

Dallas Genealogical Society Fall Lecture

September 29, 2012
 

Topic:  Military Research

Presenter:  Craig R. Scott, CG

 

Join us as we spend the day with Craig Scott discussing various types of  military records, where to find them and how to use them.

This event will be held at the J Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas.

Details and registration instructions are on the Dallas Genealogical Society's web site: www.dallasgenealogy.org

 

 

DGS SUMMER INSTITUTE 2012

Finding My Way Home—Methodology, Records and the Old South

July 13-14, 2012

 

Speaker J. Mark Lowe, CG is is a full-time professional genealogist, author, and lecturer. Mark shares personal experiences that help beginning and experienced researchers gain new skills and insights for research. Mark specializes in Kentucky and Tennessee resources and researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the Southeast.

 

Topics

•Balancing on North Carolina

•Cheap Land on the Prairie (or That's What the Railroad Man Said ...)

•Dower, Dowry, and Detinue: Women and their Men's Property

•Here Comes the Bride: Extracting More Information from a Marriage Record

•Peeking Behind the Scenes of the Tennessee State Library & Archives

•Using that Brick Wall as a Foundation

 

For further information about the Institute phone, email us or go to our website:

http://www.dallasgenealogy.org

1-866-YOU2DGS (866-968-2347)

info@dallasgenealogy.org

 

Hispanic Organization of Genealogy and Research (HOGAR de Dallas) was founded in 1997. We meet every third Tuesday of the months of September, November, January, March and May at 6:30 P.M. in Casa View Library on the corner of Joaquin and Ferguson in Dallas.

The organization has compiled into annual Journals the studies, research, stories, and lineages of not only our members, but others that have contributed to the Journals for the past ten years.

Our web site is www.home.earthlink.net/~hogardedallas

Membership application form can be found on our web site. The application form can be printed, completed and mailed along with $30 to

HOGAR de Dallas
P.O. Box 570244
Dallas, Texas 75357

Each past Journal's cost is $30 dollars - The table of contents for each of the ten Journals can be found on our web site.

Dorina Alaniz Thomas - President of HOGAR de Dallas
(214) 324-3677
Fax: (214)324) 4268

Dawson

 
Deaf Smith

 
Delta

 
Denton

 
De Witt

 
Dickens

 
Dimmit

 
Donley

 
Duval

 
Eastland

 
Ector

 
Edwards

 
El Paso

 
Ellis

 
Erath

 
Falls

 
Fannin

 
Fayette

 
Fisher

 
Floyd

 
Foard

 
Fort Bend

 
Franklin

 
Freestone

 
Frio

 
Gaines

 
Galveston

 
Garza

 
Gillespie

 
Glasscock

 
Goliad

 
Gonzales

 
Gray

 
Grayson

 
Gregg

East Texas Genealogy Society- The society meets the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library.  Interesting and informative programs help members and visitors with their genealogical research.
Grimes

 
Guadalupe

 
Hale

 
Hall

 
Hamilton

 
Hansford

 
Hardeman

 
Hardin

 
Harris

The Bay Area Genealogical Society - Bay Area Genealogical Society (BAGS) meets at University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive, Houston, TX, at 6:00 p.m. on the last Friday of each month (except November and December when alternate dates are set to accommodate the Holidays.)
Light supper is served prior to the meetings.
For more information, go to: http://www.txbayareagen.org/

 



Baytown Genealogy Society
- Meets every second Monday of the month.
Location: Baytown Library, 5203 Decker Dr., Baytown, TX.       Contact the library 281.424.8388
Web site : http://www.baytowngenealogyresearchlibrary.org

Harrison

 
Hartley

 
Haskell

 
Hays

 
Hemphill

 
Henderson

Athens Genealogical Organization (A.G.O) - Athens Genealogical Org. Henderson Co. TX (covers all of Henderson Co. TX)  Meets the last Thurs. of each month 6 - to whenever PM at the First Methodist Church on Lover's Lane, in Athens.

Membership $15.00 per year for mailed journals.
Membership dues can be mailed to:

AGO Treasurer
c/o Henderson Co. Library
121 S. Prairieville St.
Athens, TX 75751


East Texas Genealogy Society- The society meets the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library.  Interesting and informative programs help members and visitors with their genealogical research.

Hidalgo

 
Hill

 
Hockley

 
Hood

 
Hopkins

 
Houston

The Atascocita-Kingwood Genealogical Society meets every second Sunday of the month at 3:00PM. No meeting in December. Location is The Rosemont, 6459 Kings Parkway, Kingwood, Texas  77345.
For more information see our website:
http://www.texasfamilytree.com

 


The Humble Area Genealogical Society - Meets every second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM.  No meetings in December, June-August.   Location: Kingwood College Teaching Theater,  20000 Kingwood Drive,   Kingwood, Texas 77339.
281-312-1600

Howard

 
Hudspeth

 
Hunt

 
Hutchinson

 
Irion

 
Jack

 
Jackson

 
Jasper

 
Jeff Davis

 
Jefferson

 
Jim Hogg

 
Jim Wells

 
Johnson

 
Jones

 
Karnes

 
Kaufman

 
Kendall

 
Kenedy

 
Kent

 
Kerr

 
Kimble

 
King

 
Kinney

 
Kleberg

 
Knox

 
La Salle

 

Lamar


 

Lamb

 
Lampasas

 
Lavaca

 
Lee

 
Leon

 
Liberty

 
Limestone

 
Lipscomb

 
Live Oak

 
Llano

 
Loving

 
Lubbock

 
Lynn

 
Madison

 
Marion

 
Martin

 
Mason

 
Matagorda

 
Maverick

 
McCulloch

 
McLennan

McLennan County Cemetery Interest Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at the Waco-McLennan County Public Library, 1717 Austin Ave., Waco.  Everyone is welcome to attend the meetings.
McMullen

 
Medina

 
Menard

 
Midland

West Texas Geological Society hosts monthly luncheon meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Permian Basin Section SEPM meetings are on the third Tuesday. Cost is $15.00. Meetings are held at the Midland Center, corner of Wall and Main, in downtown Midland. Lunch starts at 11:30am, meeting called to order at 12 noon. Non-members welcome!

 Be sure to call the Society office at 432-683-1573 or e-mail to make reservations for the meetings.

http://wtgs.org.dnnmax.com/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx

Milam

 
Mills

 
Mitchell

 
Montague

 
Montgomery

Atascocita-Kingwood Genealogical Society
c/o Sharyn Westbrook
20790 Oakhurst Creek Drive
Porter, TX  77365

www.atascocita-kingwoodgenealogicalsociety.org

Moore

 
Morris

 
Motley

 
Nacogdoches

 
Navarro

 
Newton

Farr Chapel Homecoming - The homecoming is held on the Second Sunday in June. For 2012, that will be Sunday, June 10th.

 

Due to summer heat and no facilities ( no power , a/c, water) we keep the reunion brief. We have a short business meeting in the chapel about 10 am, with Dinner on the Grounds (covered dish lunch) immediately after. The cemetery is also open for visiting.  The homecomings have been held regularly since the early 1900's. We do welcome visitors - please have them contact me at FarrsChapel@gmail.com

Nolan

 
Nueces

 
Ochiltree

 
Oldham

 
Orange

 
Palo Pinto

 
Panola

East Texas Genealogy Society- The society meets the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library.  Interesting and informative programs help members and visitors with their genealogical research.
Parker

 
Parmer

 
Paschal

 
Pecos

 
Polk

 
Potter

 
Presidio

 
Rains

 
Randall

 
Reagan

 
Real

 
Red River

 
Reeves

 
Refugio

 
Roberts

 
Robertson

 
Rockwall

 
Runnels

 
Rusk

East Texas Genealogy Society- The society meets the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library.  Interesting and informative programs help members and visitors with their genealogical research.
Sabine

 
San Augustine

 
San Jacinto

 
San Patricio

 
San Saba

 
Schleicher

 
Scurry

 
Shackelford

 
Shelby

 
Sherman

 
Smith

East Texas Genealogy Society- The society meets the second Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library.  Interesting and informative programs help members and visitors with their genealogical research.
Somervell

 
Starr

 
Stephens

 
Sterling

 
Stonewall

 
Sutton

 
Swisher

 
Tarrant

 
Taylor

 
Terrell

 
Terry

 
Throckmorton

 
Titus

Titus County Genealogical Society - The Society meets on the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m. except for the month of July. Each month we try to have a speaker to teach us about a different aspect of genealogical research or tell us about research in different parts of the United States or in other countries. The location of the meetings is:

IEBW Union Hall
1400 N. Washington
Mt. Pleasant, Texas

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcypbgs/

Tom Green

 

 
Travis

Austin Genealogical Society - www.AustinTxGenSoc.org.   Meets 4th Tuesday of each month, Highland Park Baptist Church, 5206 Balcones Dr.   6:30 pm. Visitors always welcome.

Austin Genealogical Society Mini-Seminar

 


Save Austin's Cemeteries.   Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at Oakwood Cemetery Office at 9 a.m., www.sachome.org.

Trinity

 
Tyler

 
Upshur

 
Upton

 
Uvalde

 
Val Verde

 
Van Zandt

 
Victoria

Victoria County Genealogical Society - normally meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Colorado and Ben Jordan, Victoria, in the Fellowship Hall.) VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.
Walker

Walker County Genealogy Society - meets monthly on the third Saturday of each month.
Location: Forrest Masonic Lodge #19, 1030 Twelfth St., Huntsville, TX
Web site: http://www.wcgen.com
Waller

Waller County Genealogy Society - meets monthly on the third Saturday of every month.
Location: Waller Masonic Lodge, 2106 Main St., Waller, TX
Ward

 
Washington

 
Webb

 
Wharton

 
Wheeler

 
Wichita

 
Wilbarger

 
Willacy

 
Williamson

Williamson County Genealogical Society - Meetings are held at 7:30 PM on the 3rd Thursday of each month except August and December. The meeting place is the Round Rock Public Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock, Texas.  www.williamsontexgenealogy.org
Williamson County Genealogy Society will hold its annual seminar Saturday, March 16, 2013.  Speaker will be John Philip Colletta, Ph.D.  For further information visit our website at www.williamsontexgenealogy.org.
Wilson

 
Winkler

 
Wise

 
Wood

 
Yoakum

 
Young

 

 

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