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  • 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...
  • Schuler Kampe collection of images
    Genealogy needs a restart or do over button
    Family historians slow down! The question is not how far back does your line go? The question should be what documents have you analyzed to arrive at your conclusions? Document! Document! Document! Analyze! Analyze! Analyze! Then start again and...
  • Heritage Park in Euless monthly tours
    Historic homes tour in Fort Worth Genealogy April 6 - 12
    April 10: The National Archives of Fort Worth hosts its monthly “Friday Freebies” workshop. Archivist Ashley Mattingly via video conference discusses the Civilian Conservation Corps and the associated personnel records available at the...
  • Mark Meigs was the black sheep of his family
    Ancestor 13: Mark Meigs was the black sheep of the family
    This is the 13th article in the genealogy project “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition.” This week’s theme is “Different.”Mark Meigs is a paternal ninth great-grandfather. Information about him is scare and comes...
  • 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....
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