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Thursday, August 1
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Baking, Soil Erosion, Rats...Oh No.!  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Speaker: Jenny McMillen Sweeney, Education Specialist, National Archives
The records of the Extension Service are some of the most interesting records held at the National Archives…and you just never know what you might find!  They provide a glimpse into local history and can even possibly aid individuals in genealogical research. Join Education Specialist, Jenny Sweeney from the National Archives at Fort Worth to explore these fascinating records.


Thursday, August 1
Monthly Meeting: Ice Cream Social & Election of Officers  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Euless Police Department Training Room, 1102 W Euless Blvd. (Hwy. 10), Euless, TX 76040
We will begin the evening with our annual Ice Cream Social.  The Society will provide the ice cream, bowls and spoons.  Members are asked to bring their favorite toppings to share.


Dallas Genealogical Society Summer Seminar:Tracing Your Ancestors Through Courthouse Records
Saturday, August 3
Dallas Genealogical Society Summer Seminar:Tracing Your Ancestors Through Courthouse Records  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL, The Legal Genealogist
Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist, is a genealogist with a law degree. She writes, teaches, and lectures on a wide variety of genealogical topics, ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, for more than 20 years before her retirement in 2014, was an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School.
 
Sessions
  • That First Trip to the Courthouse
  • Property Rights and Wrongs – African-Americans at the Courthouse
  • Polls, Personality and Property – Making Sense of Tax Lists
  • Making a Federal Case Out of It


Wednesday, August 7
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Deciphering Old Handwriting  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Pearl Dill


Saturday, August 10
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: DNA Workshop  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Roger Cobb will hold a “how-to” workshop on connecting your DNA with genealogy.  The session starts with very short general rules for finding matches, and then works with each individual or small groups. To attend this workshop, you must have had your DNA tested, a laptop computer and be signed up for the class.  Seating is limited.  If you haven't signed up, send an email to progmgr@gpgstx.org to put your name on the list.


Monday, August 12
Grapevine Namedroppers: Finding The Stories of Our Ancestors That Make Them Come Alive  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Linda Simmons


Saturday, August 17
Fort Worth Genealogy Society Summer Seminar: Researching Your Family Tree  (Other Society/Organization)
9:00 am to 3:45 pm
Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Blvd., Fort Worth
Debbie Duay, Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution First Vice Regent
Debbie Duay received her Ph.D. in Adult Education from Florida Atlantic University.  She has 20 years of experience in researching and teaching genealogy  She is a State Co-Chairman of the Lineage Research Committee and a member of the America 250! Membership Task Force.
Debbie is also president of the Florida State Genealogical Society. She has helped more than 500 people join the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution, but her research experience goes far beyond that.  Whatever your research goals and experience, this is the seminar for you.
Details:Check-In begins at 8:15 a.m. 
Cost: FWGS Members -$50; non-members $60.     Late registration: From August 1st through 9th, please add $10
Absolutely no registrations accepted after August 9th.
Lunch is included.
For more information: Contact: FWGS-Seminar@mail.com or 817-847-5579 (Please leave a message.)
 


Federation of Genealogical Societies 2019 Conference
Wednesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 24
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2019 Conference  (Special Event)
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008
Hosted by the Federation of Genealogical Societies in cooperation with sponsoring local societies, corporate sponsors, and partner organizations, FGS 2019 offers a new full four-day format jam-packed with topics of interest to every genealogist. Whether you’re a beginner just starting to explore your family history or an old hand at research, the wide variety of new and inclusive topics offers something for you. And true to its own roots as a federation composed of genealogical societies, FGS offers society management topics throughout all four days of the conference rather than a Wednesday-only focus as in years past.
Early Bird Registration Discount ends June 30th!



Wednesday, September 4
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Panning Session for 2020  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Roundtable Discussion - Group Participation


MCGS Meeting: Beyond The Census - What Else is Out There?
Thursday, September 5
MCGS Meeting: Beyond The Census - What Else is Out There?  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Euless Police Department Training Room, 1102 W Euless Blvd. (Hwy. 10), Euless, TX 76040
Presenter: Jenny Sweeney, Education Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration
Jenny McMillen Sweeney is an Education Specialist at the National Archives at Fort Worth. For over 10 years she has enjoyed providing education/outreach programs to teachers, students, and the general public on using NARA's records.