Texas Genealogy Events Calendar

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The following genealogical events are currently scheduled. This calendar includes Partner Societies that are offering one-day or multiple-day workshops and seminars, as well as national and international conferences. It does not include monthly meetings.

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Dallas Genealogical Society Fall 2016 Seminar

September 17, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Curt Witcher

Featuring Curt Witcher

Curt Witcher is the Senior Manager for Special Collections at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN where he manages The Genealogy Center, the institution’s Rare and Fine Book Collection, and the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection of Abraham Lincoln materials. Curt is the project lead on many of the library’s digitization initiatives– initiatives that include partnerships with the FamilySearch International, the Internet Archive, ProQuest, Ancestry, Fold3, and WeRelate–as well as growing a site of free, searchable data files at GenealogyCenter.org.

Curt is a member of the Genealogy Committee of the American Library Association, a former president of both the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society, and the founding president of the Indiana Genealogical Society. In addition to the more than five hundred record and methodology articles he has penned, Curt has participated in many family history conferences and seminars across the country, presenting ideas and strategies to help individuals find and tell their family stories.

Seminar Topics:

  • Historical Research Methodology: Engaging the Process to Find all the Answers
  • German Migration into the Midwest
  • Fingerprinting Our Families: Using Ancestral Origins as a Genealogical Research Key
  • Native American/First Nations Research


September 17, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Dallas Genealogical Society


J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
1515 Young Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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