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THAGS March Meeting, this week

THAGS March Meeting, this Monday

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Phillip Cezeaux Rec Building

100 N Houston Ave, Humble

Webinar Topic:

Introduction to Internet Archives

Presented by: Thomas MacEntee, professional genealogist, author, blogger, educator

Don't miss this great presentation. See you Monday night!!!!

March THAGS Bus Trip to Clayton Library

We still need a few more folks to join us!

Contact Pam Walton to reserve a space, 281-358-6449 or

$1 donation. Bus loads at 9:15 AM by Steinmart in Kingwood

Leaves Clayton Library at 3:30 PM

Save the Date... Next month's meeting is

"Color Coding DNA Matches" by Dana Leeds, April 8, 2019

From Other Societies and News:

1) Texas Institute of Genealogical Research

Slated June 10-14, the Texas State Genealogical Society’s institute, TIGR, promotes learning in an instructional classroom atmosphere, taking each attendee’s skills to another level. Two courses, Texas Research Essentials, coordinated by Kelvin Meyers, and Advanced Southern Research Techniques, coordinated by J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA, provide a hands-on learning experience during the week along with great discussions with your instructors and classmates. Who Should Attend TIGR?

  • Any genealogist seeking a way to get past a Texas or Southern US ancestor brick-wall problem

  • Intermediate and Advanced genealogists wanting insight into difficult and hard-to-understand records

  • Genealogy speakers and writers wishing to develop greater depth in their topics and articles

  • Professional genealogists seeking to advance their knowledge and expand their expertise

If you yearn for more advanced courses at the TxSGS Annual Family History Conference, TIGR is for you! Check out our website to learn more about lodging and venue, course topics and schedule, and faculty. Courses are filling fast and space is limited, register now to reserve your place!

The Texas State Genealogical Society (TxSGS) has opened the call for presentations for their 2019 Family History Conference, which will be held October 11-13, 2019, in Houston.

2) Registration is now open for the Cherokee County, Texas, Genealogical Society Spring Seminar. Brochures are now available by contacting the society. The date is Saturday April 6th. The place is the meeting room of the Rusk Public Library (aka Singletary Memorial Library), 207 East 6th Street in Rusk, Texas. Cost of the seminar is $15.00 to cover morning refreshments and a catered sandwich lunch. Reservations to attend the seminar can be made in advance by contacting the society (contact information below) as seating is limited CCGS event planners said.

The speakers for the four session event, two in the morning and two in the afternoon, are Gary Pinkerton of Houston, Nelta Nolen of Leesville, Louisiana, and Billie Grunden of Jasper, Texas. Mr. Pinkerton's topic will be Early Trails and Migrations into Texas. Mr. Pinkerton will have copies of his recent book on Trammel's Trace for sale and autographing. Mrs. Nolen will be speaking about some general Researching Techniques and in particular how to apply them to research in Louisiana. Mrs. Grunden will be speaking about Online Research in Old Newspapers and will include information on researching in Mississippi. The last session of the day will offer a choice of several hands-on research experiences in the Rusk Library genealogy collection, using the library's Wifi for online research and/or extended conservations with the speakers.

More information about CCGS and the upcoming April 6th Genealogy Seminar can be obtained by contacting the CCGS via e-mail to <> or by calling

1-903-586-0135 and via regular mail at Post Office Box 1332, Jacksonville,

Texas, 75766-1332. Further information about CCGS can be found at

<> CGS. The CCGS web site has recently moved to <http://cherokee>

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