Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations

As part of the educational and outreach missions of both the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) and the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), the exhibit hall at the FGS 2014 Conference, 28-30 August 2014, in San Antonio, Texas, will be free and open to the … Continue reading

Migration Routes and Texas

Last Friday evening, TSGS participated in another Twitter Chat with #Genchat, and the topic was Migration Routes Across the US. During the chat, where appropriate, I contributed some migration-related links to online resources, and some were Texas-related. Researching known migration … Continue reading

FGS 2014 Conference Registration is Open

The Federation of Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference Registration is open! The Texas State Genealogical Society is proud to be local co-host with the San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society. The following is the full press release from FGS: FGS 2014 … Continue reading

Genealogypalooza with Texas General Land Office

The Texas General Land Office and Texas State Genealogical Society are partnering together to bring Texas genealogists the very first “Genealogypalooza” on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the GLO Headquarters in the Stephen F. Austin Building in Austin. The goal of the … Continue reading

The Great American Desert and Texas

This afternoon’s monthly geography-based #GenChat is about the Great American Desert. Now, geographically-speaking, this could mean slightly different parts of the panhandle region of Texas, or it could mean a different part of the state. Originally, in the 19th century, … Continue reading