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  • Fort Worth Genealogical Society April meeting
    Letters of a frontier woman in Fort Worth Genealogy March 30 – April 5
    March 31: The Fort Worth Genealogical Society presents Olyve Hallmark Abbott to discuss “Come Sundown: The Life and Letters of a Frontier Woman,” 6:30-7:45 p.m., Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St., 817-392-7701. Abbott has...
  • Genealogists learn about websites for research
    Genealogists learn about websites for research
    Genealogists who attended the 2015 Arlington Family History Fair learned a lot before they even went to their first session.The hallways of the Arlington Family History Center were lined with posters that had names of useful websites. Attendees...
  • David Dunham deed 1773 Brimfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Genealogy: Research at repositories, not all records are online
    Family historians use all methods to connect with family including networking, attending meetings, searching online, writing letters or emails,This research article started with a talk on Heritage Quest books at the Gwinnett Genealogy Study group....
  • Six Nathaniel Everetts in one family tree
    Ancestor 12: Six Nathaniel Everetts makes genealogy interesting
    This is the 12th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Same.”There are generations of ancestors on all sides of the Everett-Flores family with the same name....
  • Beginners workshop in Fort Worth genealogy: March 22 - 29
    Courthouse research in Fort Worth Genealogy March 23 - 29
    March 25: The Grand Prairie Memorial Library, Main Branch 900 Conover Dr., Grand Prairie, 75051 has volunteer genealogy members who introduce patrons to the genealogy room in the library on the fourth Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon.March 26: Members of...
  • 18th-century sailing ship
    Ancestor 11: Bedford Fagan began American Fagan line
    This is the 11th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Luck of the Irish.”Bedford Fagan is a paternal fifth great-grandfather. His descendant, John Ross...
  • WWII "March Towards Germany" Lockport, IL held in 2014
    Women! Share your WWII era memories!
    Women's History Month began as a national celebration in 1981. Congress requested the President to proclaim a "Women's History Week." In 1987 Congress designated March as "Woman's History Month." According to the...
  • Using church records in genealogy
    Researching church and cemetery records
    Researching church and cemetery records can be very helpful when you are looking for information for your genealogy. It is important to remember that these records were not kept with genealogy in mind. In the case of cemetery records, they can be...
  • Fort Worth Public Library resources
    Library research resources in Fort Worth Genealogy March 16 - 22
    With snow and ice gone in DFW, genealogists can once again take advantage of resources available in local libraries.March 19: The Grand Prairie Memorial Library, Main Branch 900 Conover Dr., Grand Prairie, 75051 has volunteer genealogy members who...
  • Middle Georgia Regional Library, Washington Memorial Library, Macon, GA
    Genealogy review: Washington Memorial Library, Macon, Georgia
    With my goal of personal research, the Washington Memorial Library deserves more; the genealogical and historical room merits a five star review. The Washington Memorial Library located at 1180 Washington Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31201 provided for...
  • Murder on the high seas
    Ancestor 10: John Hand murdered at sea
    This is the 10th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Stormy weather.”John Hand is a paternal 10th great-grandfather. He was born about 1580 in Tonbridge,...
  • A fanciful family tree
    Free genealogy research workshop and classes announced in the Ozarks
    The White River Valley Historical Society (WRVHS) is offering a free Beginning Research workshop on Saturday, March 21 at 297 Main St., Forsyth, Missouri (across from the Judicial Center). A monthly series of free themed research classes, held at...
  • Handwriting workshop with Arlington Genealogical Society
    Deciphering old handwriting in Fort Worth Genealogy March 9 - 15
    March 9: The Euless Historical Preservation Committee meets the second Monday of every month at 10 a.m. in the City Hall Pre-Council Chamber, 201 N. Ector Drive, Euless.March 9: The Grand Prairie Memorial Library, Main Branch 900 Conover Dr.,...
  • Family tree
    Is Barack Obama descended from slave owners?
    Yesterday, President Obama gavea speech in Selma to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Obama being Obama, he couldn't help but politicize the event, claiming theVoting Rights Act is in jeopardy because of he called "voter...
  • Maria Gertrudis Pina
    Ancestor 9: Maria Gertrudis Pina lived her life close to home
    This is the ninth article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Close to home.”Maria Gertrudis Pina is a maternal third great-grandmother who spent her entire life in...
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