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  • Discover  with your ancestor's military history for Memorial Day
    Discover your ancestor's military history for Memorial Day
    Commemorate this Memorial Day by visiting the cemetery of your ancestorwho served in the military. What if you do not know which of your family members served in the military? You will learn some tips and resources to help you get started in this...
  • Vanished Theaters in Fort Worth
    Vanished theaters in Fort Worth Genealogy May 18 - 24
    May 21: 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 third Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m.May 23: Billy W. Sills...
  • The life of  Hilario Cruz in one document
    Ancestor 19: One document tells the life of Hilario Cruz
    This is the 19th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 edition.” This week’s theme is “There is a way.”Hilario Cruz is a maternal great-great-grandfather. He was born in Mexico around 1847....
  • Using Family Tree Maker in Fort Worth Genealogy May 11 - 17
    Using Family Tree Maker in Fort Worth Genealogy May 11 - 17
    May 11: 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.May 11: The Grand Prairie Memorial Library, Main Branch 900 Conover Dr., Grand...
  • Sarah Fagan
    Ancestor 18: Sarah Fagan left a controversial will when she died
    This is the 18th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Where there’s a will.”Sarah Fagan is a paternal fourth great-grandmother and this story is about...
  • Ancestry.com
    Ancestry.com shares DNA with police without warrant
    Ancestry.com is one of the largest genealogical services in use today, and it’s a great resource for those trying to trace their family roots. Another service they provide is DNA testing for people who want to map their ethnicity. People can...
  • Civil War re-enactment
    Genealogy: Civil War Resources
    Civil War Resources were the topic of a mini-workshop presented by Our Genealogy Group. OGG meets the first Sunday of the month at Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd, Morrow, GA 30260. Our meetings are open to everyone. The...
  • Heritage Park tours in Euless
    Historic home tours in Fort Worth Genealogy May 4 - 10
    May 6: The Mansfield Historical Society meets the first Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center, 102 N. Main. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact 817-473-4250 or mansfieldmuseum@sbcglobal.net for...
  • Jesus Valdez had a prosperous family
    Ancestor 17: Jesus Valdez had a prosperous family life
    This is the 17th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Prosper.”A typical definition of proper is to become active, healthy, or strong or to succeed in an...
  • UTA photographic collections
    University photo collections in Fort Worth Genealogy April 27 – May 3
    April 28: General Membership meetings of the Fort Worth Genealogical Society are conducted on the last Tuesday of each month with the exception of December. This month’s speaker is Brenda McClurkin on UTA Photographic Collections. This...
  • Fagan coat of arms
    Ancestor 16: Sarah Fagan lived a long life of 104 years
    This is the 16th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Live long.”Sarah Fagan is a paternal fourth great-grandmother. Most of the information about her comes...
  • Beginners Workshop in Fort Worth genealogy, April 25
    Archive and library research in Fort Worth Genealogy April 20 - 26
    April 22: 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 from 10 a.m.-noon.April 25: The...
  • Ancestors were often given unique names
    Ancestor 15: Maria Eustaquia has a unique name in family genealogy
    This is the 15th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “How do you spell that?”Maria Eustaquia Gonzalez is a maternal fourth great-grandmother. She was...
  • Special stories about the War of 1812
    Stories about War of 1812 in Fort Worth Genealogy April 13 - 19
    April 13: 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 second Monday, 1-3 p.m.April 13: The Euless...
  • John Fagan Everitt photo is special
    Ancestor 14: Photo of John Fagan Everitt brought a family together
    This is the 14th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Favorite photo.”While there is no number one favorite ancestor photo, the photo chosen for this article...
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