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Tuesday, September 26
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: Forgotten Treasures in the Texas Courthouse  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Presenter: Patti Gillespie, Family Lines & Stories
Are you looking for context and documentation? Do you have an ancestor that seems to have slipped between the cracks? This presentation not only presents three fun Texan stories that have come to life with the information found in a Miscellaneous Book, but Patti will also show examples of assorted documents. Attendees will receive a list of all the Texas counties that hold one of these forgotten treasures.

Saturday, September 30
Texas Czech Genealogical Society: Genealogy and Google with Speaker Lisa Louise Cooke  (Other Society/Organization)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 Texas Hwy. 21 W., Caldwell, Tx 77836
Have you thought about beginning your family history, but don't know where to start?  Or perhaps you need to learn how to GoogleTM internet sources to help with your genealogy research? This is an excellent opportunity to engage younger family members. The Texas Czech Genealogy Society  is offering a program open to the public September 30th, 2017 led by Googling expert Lisa Louise Cooke. Membership in TCGS is not required to attend.
Speaker Lisa Louise Cooke (see will present key strategies that can be employed right now to envision your genealogy as technology speeds ahead to make the ride easier, and the results more exciting than ever and discover the right technology for your needs and explore three areas that are poised to thrust ahead in the future. Also learn inspiring ways to capture the interest of the non-genealogists in your family, learn how to how to save your research from destruction and ensure it long-term survival, and realize the amazing capabilities of GoogleTM Earth when used for genealogy! It's fascinating family history for everyone.
Register by credit card at, or mail registration form (see and check to Carroll Brincefield, PO BOX 45, Hallettsville, TX 77964. A catered lunch is included
Earlybird Deadline:  Postmarked on/before September 14th     Members: $35 and non-members $40
Regular Deadline:   Postmarked between September 15-19th  Members: $40 and non-members $45
Registration at Door: For all attendees not registered by Sept. 19th, 2017: $50 members & non-members.
For more information call 361-798-6588 or 361-798-4280 or email

Saturday, September 30
Dallas Genealogical Society Fall Seminar: Resource Goldmines: Societies, Religion and Politics  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, President & Executive Director of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and President for the Federation of Genealogical Societies
Session Titles:
  • Beyond Belief: The Wealth of Genealogical & Historical Societies
  • Online Resources: Religious Archives & Organizations
  • Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th & 20th Century Compiled Genealogies
  • Untapeed Resources: Your Ancestors' Political Affiliations
Deadline for early registration is September 17th. More details and registration information

Wednesday, October 4
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: National Archies & Records Administration  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034
Spreaker: Ketina Taylor

MCGS Meeting: Genealogical Resources at the Fort Worth Public LIbrary
Thursday, October 5
MCGS Meeting: Genealogical Resources at the Fort Worth Public LIbrary  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Suzanne Fritz, Fort Worth Public Library
Suzanne Fritz is a librarian with the Genealogy, History and Archives Unit at the Fort Worth Library. She is interested in a variety of topics including Italian-American immigration, German-American genealogy and Native-American records.

Friday, October 6
National Archives Fort Worth: Naturalization Online  (Other Society/Organization)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
National Archives Training Room, 1400 John Burgess Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76140
Naturalization Records can be quite difficult to locate, but not any more!  Learn how to locate many of these records at your fingertips!   All programs are free and open to the public.
Space is limited!  Please send an email to: to reserve a space.

MCGS Event: Group Research Trip to Fort Worth Library
Sunday, October 8
MCGS Event: Group Research Trip to Fort Worth Library  (MCGS Event)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St. Fort Worth, TX 76102-7305
The Genealogy, History & Archives Unit of the Fort Worth Library has a large collection of family history data including federal census, books, periodicals and online databases. The collection focuses on Texas and the South, but also includes a considerable amount of information on the Midwest and the original thirteen states. The unit also collects primary and secondary materials on the history of Fort Worth, its institutions, organizations, and peoples. Moreover, it is the official archives for the City of Fort Worth municipal government.
Meet at Euless Library parking lot by 12:30 pm to car pool to this event, or meet us in the Genealogy, History & Archives Unit in the lower level of the Fort Worth Library.  Free parking is available at the Third Street Garage at Third & Taylor, and at City Place North Garage at the corner of Belknap & Taylor streets.

Monday, October 9
Grapevine Namedroppers: Using Cyndi's List  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Kelvin Meyers

Tuesday, October 10
Arlington Genealogical Society: RootsTech Video  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
West Arlington Police Service Station, 2060 W Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013

Members will watch one of the recorded presentations from RootsTeach 2017.


Thursday, October 12
Cedar Hill Genealogical Society: Finding German Ancestors  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm
Zula B. Wylie Public Library, 225 Cedar St., Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Presenter: Bernard N. Meisner, Mid-Cities Genealogical Society
Locating records about your family in Germany starts by determining their home town through an exhaustive search of U.S. records, as most German records are maintained at the local level (town or parish). Also, due to wars and boundary changes your family’s records may now be located in another state or country.
In this presentation, Bernard will demonstrate the use of finding aids to identify where civil and church records might be located, and online resources for correspondence and reading/interpreting German printing and handwriting.
Over 17% of Americans claim to have German ancestry. Those of us who do not will find our September program applies to research in the rest of Europe, as well.