Texas Genealogy Events Calendar

To submit an item for the calendar email calendar@txsgs.org

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.

Check each Partner Society’s listing or website for their regular meeting information.

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March 2017

Grand Prairie Genealogical Society 2017 “Lock In”

March 24 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Grand Prairie Memorial (Main) Library, 901 Conover Dr.
Grand Prairie, TX 75051 United States
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Are you just beginning your family research, or have you hit a “brick wall?” Let experienced researchers assist you. The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society will hold its annual Lock-In on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Main Library from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event offers free genealogy research using the web sites Ancestry, Fold 3, Family Search and others. Participants will enter the Library before it closes at 6 p.m. and be "locked in" for an evening of…

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April 2017

Genealogical Society of Kendall County 3th Annual Hill County Family History Seminar Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo

April 22 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kronkosky Place Event Center, 17 Old San Antonio Rd.
Boerne, TX United States
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Dr. Michael Lacopo

Dr. Michael Lacopo was born and raised in northern Indiana. He started doing genealogical research as a hobby in 1980 to verify family stories he had always heard. In 1991 Michael completed his doctorate in veterinary medicine. In 2013, he retired from his medical career to pursue genealogical research as a full-time profession. Michael has contributed to numerous periodicals and is a popular and respected speaker both nationally and internationally. His interests and strengths include Mennonite and European research. You…

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Texas Czech Genealogical Society’s “Tracking Ancestral Footprints” Genealogy Workshop

April 28 @ 10:00 AM - April 29 @ 4:00 PM
Caldwell Civic & Visitor Center, 103 Presidential Corridor
Caldwell, Texas United States
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Tracking Ancestral Footprints: A TCGS Genealogy Research Workshop

“Tracking Ancestral Footprints: A TCGS Genealogy Research Workshop" April 28-29th @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 Hwy. 21 W., Caldwell, Texas 77836 Have you thought about beginning your family history, but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you need to learn how to use internet sources to help with your genealogy research? Maybe you have done a lot of research, but need to have a Czech document translated or need to refer to…

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2017 Austin Genealogical Society Annual Seminar Featuring Thomas W. Jones

April 28 @ 1:00 PM - April 29 @ 3:00 PM
Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, 9508 Great Hills Trail
Austin, 78759 United States
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Tom Jones

Austin Genealogical Society Annual Seminar features master genealogist Thomas Jones in two workshops and one day-long seminar. April 28th and 29th, 2017 Workshops:  Friday, April 28th (1:00pm - 4:00pm) Seminar: Saturday, April 29th (8:00am - 3:00pm): Location: Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, 9508 Great Hills Trail Austin, TX 78759 Thomas Jones is one of the top genealogists in the U.S., known for his personal genealogy and writing, his masterful texts (considered genealogy requirements), and his teaching abilities. Join Tom and Austin…

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May 2017

2017 Texas Institute of Genealogical Research (TIGR)

May 22 - May 25
Thompson Conference Center at UT Austin, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr.
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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TIGR 2017 Faculty

This intensive educational experience focuses on Texas records and research spanning early Spanish exploration and colonization through the Texas Republic and beyond. Dates: Monday, May 22 – Thursday, May 25, 2017 Location: Thompson Conference Center at UT Austin Visit our TIGR web page for full details.

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August 2017

2017 Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend

August 4 @ 8:30 AM - August 5 @ 4:00 PM
Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340 United States
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Huntsville Library 2017 Event

When: Friday, August 4th: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm, and Saturday, August 5th: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Where: Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th Street, Huntsville, Texas 77340 Hosted By: Walker County Genealogical Society & Huntsville Public Library Cost: Free Featuring presentations on: Rights of Women in Early America Spanish women vs. Anglo Women in Early Texas Why Our Female Ancestors are Important & How to Find Them Write Your Female Ancestor's History Diaries & Journals Download the event brochure…

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Dallas Genealogical Society Summer 2017 Seminar Featuring Lisa Louise Cooke with Diahan Southard and Sunny Morton

August 4 @ 9:30 AM - August 5 @ 4:30 PM
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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DGS Summer Seminar 2017

This two day event features Lisa Louise Cooke, Diahan Southard and Sunny Morton. Visit the DGS website for more details.

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September 2017

North Texas Genealogical Association: “DNA 101” Part 2

September 7 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

AncestryDNA: Part 2 of "DNA 101: An Insiders Scoop on AncestryDNA Testing"

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Cedar Hill Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting: “Finding Secret Data in FamilySearch”

September 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Zula B. Wylie Library, 225 Cedar Street
Cedar Hill, Texas
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Speakers Kelly & Zella Grieve discuss how to use FamilySearch.org, including the basics and advanced levels of searching. The will share how to search a variety of records on this well-respected genealogy website, plus its tabs and their uses.

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Angelina County History Harvest

September 16 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Museum of East Texas, 503 N. 2nd St
Lufkin, Texas
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Residents of Angelina County and the surrounding area are invited to participate in the Angelina County History Harvest at the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin at 503 N. 2nd St. on Saturday, September 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families may bring historic photos, letters, diaries, and other documents. Staff and volunteers from the sponsoring organizations will scan paper items onsite and immediately return the owner’s original materials, along with a free digital copy. The sponsoring organizations will…

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