2015 Spring Lecture, Saturday, March 21, 2015
Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL
Genetic Genealogy Analysis and Tools
This all-day lecture is presented by a noted professional genealogist who is experienced in using DNA analysis for genealogical research. Debbie Parker Wayne will begin with a brief review of genetic genealogy basics and advice about choosing a DNA testing company. The remaining sessions will provide in-depth information about tools and applications for mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA, and autosomal DNA studies. Each session will include a real-life case study which uses the latest tools and techniques to analyze these DNA types. More Information & Registration Links Here...
Handout from the Jan 17 AAGIG Meeting is available
The handout discussed at the January 17 African American Genealogical Interest Group meeting is available on the AAGIG page.
Winter 2014 Edition of Pegasus Now Available
The Winter, 2014 edition of Pegasus: Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society has been published. Members can view a PDF version by going to the Resources -> Members Only page. Non-members can read this Preview copy.
Each year the Texas State Genealogical Society presents awards in a number of categories to publications by Partner Societies or individual members. The 2014 TXSGS Award for Category VI, Official Periodicals of Partner Societies, was presented to the Dallas Genealogical Society for its Pegasus journals.
The category is open to Partner Societies. Requirements are that the Journals must be published at least once each year, but could be more than once. A full year’s copy of publications was submitted; these copies will be archived as part of TSGS’s archival collection at the Stephen F. Austin Library.
Judging criteria included binding, design, organization, content, interest, editing and index.
“Pegasus was clearly at the top from the time it was submitted,” stated a committee member. “ If a Partner Society is evaluating starting to publish a journal, they would do well to look at Pegasus as a model.”
Copies can be purchased for $15.
Dallas Genealogical Society 2015 Writing Contest
The DGS is excited to announce that its 2015 Writing Contest is open for entries. This is the third year that the Society has sponsored this contest which comes with cash prizes.
The contest is open to both members and non-members of DGS as well as amateurs and professionals. Only original material not previously published elsewhere in any format is eligible. Entries will be accepted January 1 through April 30, 2015. Winners will be announced in July, 2015.
Winning articles are eligible to be published in Pegasus: Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society. In 2014, our journal was awarded 1st Place, Category VI (Official Periodicals of Partner Societies / Journals) by the Texas State Genealogical Society.