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Thursday, April 9
Johnson County Genealogical Society:  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 8:15 pm
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 303 S. Nolan River Rd., Cleburne, TX 76033.
This meeting has been canceled due to concerns regarding the current Corona virus/COVID-19 pandemic.
 


Monday, April 13
Grapevine Namedroppers: The Non-Population US Census  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Pearl Dill
This meeting has been canceled due to concerns regarding the current Corona virus/COVID-19 pandemic.


Tuesday, April 14
Arlington Genealogical Society: From Minsk to Manhattan: Using Maps to Retrace an Ancestor's Journey  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
George W. Hawkes Central Library, 101 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010
Presenter: David Passman, Dallas Public Library
When an immigrant ancestor leaves no letters or journals, retracing their transmigrant experience proves problematic. Through steamship and railway records, wide-ranging sources reveal a complex integrated transportation system. Passenger lists, published memoirs, newspaper accounts, meteorological data, naturalization indexes, and UK census records, used in conjunction with period maps, reveal aspects of David’s ancestor's journey, retracing his travels during the Age of Steam.


Dallas Genealogical Society Spring Seminar: Paths To Freedom
Saturday, April 18
Dallas Genealogical Society Spring Seminar: Paths To Freedom  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Tony Burroughs
This seminar will be rescheduled due to concerns regarding the current Corona virus/COVID-19 pandemic.
 



Saturday, May 2
Dallas Genealogical Society: Celebrating the Vote: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage  (Other Society/Organization)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Presenter: Gena Philibert-Orteg, GenaGenealogy.com
The 19th amendment was passed in 1919 and ratified in 1920, ending a long struggle for women’s voting rights, but some women were already voting and leaving a record trail. When did your female ancestor first vote? What records survive? And what can we learn about her based on extant records?
Join us online!  This meeting will be streamed live over the Internet.. The conference bridge will be up at 10:00 to give everybody time to log in, get our technology working and catch up on what is happening. Our business meeting will begin promptly at 11:00 and will be followed by our educational presentation. Here are a few tips regarding how to watch it.


Wednesday, May 6
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Family Tree Wiki  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: David Ferney


MCGS Meeting: Genealogy Resources at the Texas General Land Office
Thursday, May 7
MCGS Meeting: Genealogy Resources at the Texas General Land Office  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
New Meeting Location! Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr, Bedford, TX 76021
Presenter: Kevin Klaus, Archives and Records, Texas General Land Office
Did you know that the Texas General Land Office Archives has more than 35.5 million document and over 45,000 maps and sketches, dating back to 1561?  All dealing with the disposition of the public domain.  The Texas General Land Office contains a wealth of genealogical resources for anyone researching ancestors that received an original Texas land grant.   This talk is a general overview of the Spanish collection, and grants given under the Republic of Texas with an emphasis on Bounty and Donation grants, the Court of Claims files, and Confederate Scrip Voucher files.


Thursday, May 7
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: My Heritage.com; Why Should I Use It?  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Presenter: Kelli Merk
Come spend the evening learning about the MyHeritage Web site. While this site has it roots in Europe, it has a lot of features to offer genealogists from all over the World including DNA, colorizing photos, reducing/eliminating the need for an external genealogy program (no matter if you are a Windows or a Mac user), and a free consistency checker (on and off-line) to name just a few. This site also provides the ability to generate eight different types of charts, and a family book.


Monday, May 11
Grapevine Namedroppers: The Population Census  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Lynell Moss


Tuesday, May 12
Arlington Genealogical Society: Using City Directories  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
George W. Hawkes Central Library, 101 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010
Presenter: Debbie Pearson, Fort Worth Genealogical Society
Once there were phone books and city directories where you could look up information about your friends and your community.  (And not just for large cities-even small towns.)  These directories can yield many details vital to our genealogical research.  Come learn where to find them and how to use them.