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Wednesday, October 2
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Researching Your Norwegian Ancestors  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Bjorg ishee


Thursday, October 3 through Saturday, October 5
40th Annual Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference  (Special Event)
Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West, 1590 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy Dallas, TX 75234

The theme of the 40th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference in October 2019 is “Honoring Our Ancestors: A 500-year Journey Back to Hernán Cortés”. Hosted by the Hispanic Organization for Genealogy and Research (HOGAR de Dallas).  Find out more »



MCGS Meeting: Writing About My Ancestors Made Me a Better Genealogist
Thursday, October 3
MCGS Meeting: Writing About My Ancestors Made Me a Better Genealogist  (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: Judy Ramos
Judy Ramos is an active genealogical researcher and a leader in the Fort Worth Genealogical Society. She is also active in several lineage societies.  She has been honored by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the United States Daughters of 1812 for her genealogical writing.


Thursday, October 3
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Writing A Family History  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Presenter: Pat Gordon
You’ve organized your ancestors in group and pedigree charts, written their stories, cited sources, stacked photographs into piles, collected pertinent maps, scanned copies of original documents—now what are you going to do? It is time for the next step: Arranging all of this work into a publishable family history.
While this task can seem dauting, it doesn’t have to be. Learn the do’s and don’ts of page layout and design to create a professional looking book as well as one that invites the reader to keep on reading. Your ancestors—past, present and future—will thank you.


Saturday, October 5
Dallas Genealogical Society: Understanding Cemetery Symbols  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Tui Synder
Many gravestones incorporate a small carving of a symbol. The symbol may be inspired by nature or more frequently by the person the stone commemorates. Tui will discuss the meanings of such symbols.


Tuesday, October 8
Arlington Genealogical Society: Writing About My Ancestors Made Me a Better Genealogist  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
George W. Hawkes Central Library, 101 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010
Presenter: Judy Ramos
Judy Ramos is an active genealogical researcher and a leader in the Fort Worth Genealogical Society. She is also active in several lineage societies.  She has been honored by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the United States Daughters of 1812 for her genealogical writing.


Wednesday, October 9
Collin County Genealogical Society: In Their Footsteps: The Genealogical Tourist  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
W.O. Haggard, Jr. Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano, Texas.
Presenter: David Appleton


Thursday, October 10
Cedar Hill Genealogical Society: A Genealogy Workshop  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm
Zula B. Wylie Public Library, 225 Cedar St., Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Members of the Cedar Hill Genealogy Society will assist you in using the internet to locate your ancestors.  Please bring your family information with you to the workshop.
Members are asked to bring their FamilySearch.org account username and password, as they will be using it.  If you don’t have an account, sign up ahead of time.  It’s easy and free and will save you time at the meeting.


Texas State Genealogical Society 2019 Family History Conference
Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13
Texas State Genealogical Society 2019 Family History Conference  (Special Event)
Omni Houston Westside, 13210 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079
Save The Date!
The conference program will focus on topics ranging from getting started to finding records and repositories for land, probate, tax and other records with an emphasis on Texas and the southern states. Some presentations will help develop your methodological and analytical skills as a researcher. Other topics will give you a better grasp on your ancestors’ ethnicity, military experience, associations, and occupations. Plus, the program will feature tracks targeted at using technology and understanding DNA results.
Conference and hotel registration information will be forthcoming.


Dallas Genealogical Society Fall Seminar:
Saturday, October 12
Dallas Genealogical Society Fall Seminar:  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Jen Baldwin, Ancestral Journeys & Data Acquisition Manager - North America, Findmypast