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Tuesday, June 27
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: How World War I Transformed Texas  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Speaker: Jim Hodgson, Executive Director, Bronco Aviation
Jim will explain how a variety of events that took place during the war years forever changed Texas.  He will also talk about some of the personalities of the day and explain how local genealogists can help commemorate during the next two years  the momentous events of 1914-1919.



Wednesday, July 5
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Shutterfly  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034
Spreaker: Ann McKee


MCGS Meeting: Genealogical Resources at the TCC Heritage Room
Thursday, July 6
MCGS Meeting: Genealogical Resources at the TCC Heritage Room  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Tom Kellam, Archivist.
After 23 years with the Fort Worth Public Library, archivist Tom Kellam made his way to Tarrant County Community College's Northeast Campus’ Heritage Room to help with the organization, restoration and maintaining of the TCC and Tarrant County archives.  The Heritage Room is home to many artifacts from around the globe and a vast catalog of North Tarrant County history for use as an educational archive for TCC students, faculty and staff as well as the surrounding community.


Monday, July 10
Grapevine Namedroppers: Researching Virginia Ancestors  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Linda Simmons


Saturday, July 22
Fort Worth Genealogical Society Beginners Workshop Series: Military Records as a Research Tool  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
The workshops are free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.  After the workshop, spend time in the Genealogy and Local History Department putting your new skills to work.  The complete schedule is available at: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfwgs/html/beginners_workshops.html


Tuesday, July 25
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: Southern Antebellum Records  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Speaker: Ari Wilkins, Dallas Public Library
Are will explain the keys to using Southern Antebellum records in genealogical research.  She will describe plantation recrods and show how they can offer great insight into many Southern families.  She will show how those records document families' personal and business correspondence, conditions of plantation life (including the heard to find names of slaves and the descriptions of slave relationships) and much more.



Wednesday, August 2
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Free Websites  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034
Spreaker: Pearl Dill (with group participation)


Thursday, August 3
Election of Officers & Annual Ice Cream Social  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
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.


Friday, August 4 through Saturday, August 5
Dallas Genealogical Society Summer Seminar: Sources, Storytelling and DNA  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speakers: Lisa Louise Cook, Sunny Morton and Diahan Southhard, Family Tree Magazine.
 
Early registration ends July 23rd.  Click here for more information.
 
Friday, August 4, 2017
  • Google Tools & Procedures for Solving Family History Mysteries – Lisa Louise Cooke
  • Write Your Life Story – Sunny Morton
  • Genetic Genealogy: Here’s What you Need To Know – Diahan Southard
  • Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers – Lisa Louise Cooke
Saturday, August 5, 2017
  • Why We Care Where Grandma Went to Church: An In-Depth Look at U.S. Religious Records – Sunny Morton
  • 10 Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy with Video – Lisa Louise Cooke
  • The Combined Power of YDNA and Autosomal DNA: A Case Study – Diahan Southard
  • How to Create Exciting Interactive Family History Tours with Google Earth – Lisa Louise Cooke


Monday, August 14
Grapevine Namedroppers: Using Prison Records  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Pearl Dill