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Friday, February 23
National Archives Fort Worth: Census Records in Historical Context  (Other Society/Organization)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
National Archives Training Room, 1400 John Burgess Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76140
Do you ever wonder why the questions on the census change?  In this program, learn how to gain a better understanding of the historical context of the time when a specific census was taken and how it will inform your research.   All programs are free and open to the public.  Space is limited!  Please send an email to: ftworth.education@nara.gov to reserve a space.


Wednesday, February 28 through Saturday, March 3
RootsTech 2018  (Special Event)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
RootsTech is a large, annual family history and technology conference and trade show.  Similar to previous years, several sessions of the conference will be streamed live on their Web site: www.rootstech.org. Once the conference is over, recordings of those sessions will be posted on their Web site for a limited time (generally until the next RootsTech conference).



MCGS Meeting: State & Territorial Censuses: Underused Genealogical Tools
Thursday, March 1
MCGS Meeting: State & Territorial Censuses: Underused Genealogical Tools  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Bernard N. Meisner, MCGS President.
Genealogists researching American families are familiar with the decennial federal census records.  In this presentation Bernard will discuss the state and territorial censuses and their value in filling the gaps between the federal census years, and providing additional information concerning the families, their occupations, and the places they lived.  Although many of the schedules have been lost, more have been recently appearing on Ancestry and FamilySearch, while others are available through state archives and historical societies.


Saturday, March 3
Dallas Genealogical Society: Migration Through the South  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Jim Thornhill,  Dallas and Rockwall Genealogical Societies
Jim will discuss the motivation for migration as well as the means by which our ancestors ended up in the locations they did. 


Wednesday, March 7
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Using Newspapers  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenters: Pearl Dill, Ann McKee
Chronicling America, Portal to Texas History, and Gateway to Oklahoma History


Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Library Lock-in
Friday, March 9
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Library Lock-in  (Other Society/Organization)
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
You ask...What is a Lock In?   It is a time when we have the Grand Prairie Main Library all to ourselves for after hours research. Computer access to library data bases and the Internet.  Roots Room access to the library's print collection and lateral file photo archives.
We will have complimentary salad, sandwiches and cold drinks as well as a multi-item raffle.  Please register in advance so we can properly prepare...download and mail the Registration Form or email requested information to info@gpgstx.org.
If you've never tried a Lock-In...you need to!  If you have...we look forward to seeing you!


Monday, March 12
Grapevine Namedroppers: Old Photo Identification  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Ann McKee


Saturday, March 31
Dallas Genealogical Society Spring Seminar: Revolution to Reconstruction: Those Who Shaped America  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Michael L. Strauss AG
Join us for a day of delving into our military ancestors. From the Revolution to the Mexican American War, Reconstruction to research in D. C., you’re sure to learn something new.
Session Titles:
  • Revolutionary War Genealogical Research
  • Manifest Destiny: Researching Your Mexican War Ancestors
  • Refugees, Claims and Conscriptions: Researching Your Ancestors during the Reconstruction Era
  • More Than Just Politics: Genealogical Research in Washington, DC
Deadline for early registration is Mar 11th. More details and registration information
 



Wednesday, April 4
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: DNA Basics for Beginners  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Roger Cobb-Mills


MCGS Meeting: Locating Confederate Forebears
Thursday, April 5
MCGS Meeting: Locating Confederate Forebears  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Peggy Fox Michaels.
Peggy is a professional genealogist with over 30 years experience.  She is a past director of the Confederate Research Center at Hill College in Hillsboro, Texas.  Web site: www.locatingconfederateforebears.com