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Granbury Family History Conference
Saturday, February 22
Granbury Family History Conference  (Special Event)
9:00 am to 3:45 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1226 Ross Lane, Granbury, Texas 76048
Do you want to learn more about family history and how to do it?  Choose from 12 topics in four hour-long sessions. Also exhibits on family history and more.
 
Cost is $12 (includes lunch) at the door.  Pre-registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome!


Wednesday, February 26 through Saturday, February 29
RootsTech 2020  (Special Event)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
RootsTech is a large, annual family history and technology conference and trade show.
 
RootsTech 2020 Free Livestream Schedule.  If traveling to Salt Lake City isn’t an option for you, don’t worry!  Many of the sights and teachings from the conference will be streamed live on their home page—for free! Join starting on Wednesday, February 26, at 9:00 a.m. CST.  Sessions will be available to view on demand after the livestream ends.



Wednesday, March 4
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Case Study (How Was It Found)  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Jan Edwards


MCGS Meeting: Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records and City Directories
Thursday, March 5
MCGS Meeting: Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records and City Directories  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Euless Municipal Courtroom, 1102 W Euless Blvd. (Hwy. 10), Euless, TX 76040
Presenter: Air Wilkins, Dallas Public Library
Recreating communities can provide rich and insightful details about an ancestor’s life and surroundings. This presentation will demonstrate ways to combine data from census records, Sanborn maps, and city directories.


Thursday, March 5
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Using the Power of Spreadsheets to Answer Genealogical Questions  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Presenter: Bernard N. Meisner, Mid-Cities Genealogical Society
Learn how to import search results from Web sites into spreadsheets, use the spreadsheet’s built-in tools to format and manipulate the data, and process them to investigate possible group migrations and determine family relationships.  Also learn how to sort dates of the form 10 May 1869, and overcome Excel’s inability to recognize dates earlier than 1900.  Don’t have Excel?  LibreOffice and OpenOffice are free alternatives.


Saturday, March 7
Dallas Genealogical Society: Enhance Your Genealogy Research with Resources from the Dallas Library  (Other Society/Organization)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Stephanie Bennett, manager of the Genealogy & History Division of the Dallas Public Library.
Have you ever been researching online and hit a brick wall? The Dallas Public Library has resources to help! Genealogy & History Division Manager Stephanie Bennett will outline the plethora of print and electronic resources available for free through the Dallas Public Library. Join us for this special presentation on the 8th floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library and receive a tour of the Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck Genealogy Collection after the presentation.
Note: This meeting will be held in the Genealogy section on the 8th floor: refreshments will be served in the McDermott room.


Monday, March 9
Grapevine Namedroppers: Census Takers...What Did THEY Know?  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Nancy Maxwell


MyHeritage 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon
Thursday, March 12 through Friday, March 13
MyHeritage 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon  (Special Event)
4:00 pm to 4:00 pm
"An unprecedented event hosted by MyHeritage and featured on Legacy Family Tree Webinars."    Details and Registration link.
 Videos of the lectures will be uploaded to FamilyTreeWebinars.com after the event and will be available to all absolutely free for a week. Beyond that, members of FamilyTreeWebinars.com will be able to watch them at any time.


Saturday, March 21
Williamson County Genealogical Society 2020 Seminar  (Special Event)
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1004 N Mays St.. Round Rock, TX 78664
Presenter: Amy Johnson Crow
Topics
►How Do I Know That's My Ancestor?
►Timelines: The Swiss Army Knife of Genealogical Records
►Butcher, Baker Candlestick Maker: Using Occupaitonal Records
►Book It, Tweet It, Using Social Media to Grow Your Family Tree
 
Register using PayPal.  Register by MailNon-WCGS member before March 1, 2020 - $60

Amy holds a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. She has held a Certified Genealogist® credential since 1995. Amy has worked at Ancestry.com, served as the series editor for the National Genealogical Society Guides, published by Rutledge Hill Press, and was the co-author of Online Roots in that series.  She is the author of 31 Days to Better Genealogy, a resource guide filled with practical tips you can put into practice right away, as well as more than 40 articles in various genealogical publications.



Arlington and Burleson, Texas, Stakes' Family History Seminar
Saturday, March 21
Arlington and Burleson, Texas, Stakes' Family History Seminar  (Special Event)
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Arlington Texas Stake Center, 3809 Curt Drive, Arlington, TX 76016
Preregistration is requested, but not required...Same day registration begins at 8:00 am.  Come for all or part of the day!
Six classes will be offered in each of four time slots.  There is no charge for the Seminar.  Details are available at: https://arlingtontxfhc.org/family-history-seminar/