Calendar of Events
March 7 (Saturday) 11:00 - 12:30: General Meeting
The March General Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 7 at the J. Erik Jonnson Central Library in the Auditorium on the 1st floor (Directions). Coffee, snacks and conversation start at 10:30. The business meeting begins at 11:00 ( Review minutes from last months's meeting here ), followed by this months presentation by Glenn KinKade, titled 'Colonial New England Research Using Town Records Wisely' (download his handout Here).
Glenn Kinkade is an experienced genealogical researcher, lecturer, author, and instructor.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wichita State University. After serving as an officer in the United States Air Force, he joined IBM in 1960 in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1990 he retired from IBM in Dallas, Texas, and began pursuing researching his family. Glenn has taught computer genealogy classes at Southern Methodist University, SeniorNet of Dallas, and Brookhaven College, where he currently teaches several different genealogy courses... His hobbies include travel, sailing on tall ships, attending reenactments of Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 battles, photography, and genealogy. Glenn and his wife Ann live in Dallas and have two married sons and six grandchildren.
Glenn’s genealogy presentations focus on “how to” successfully use record collections to solve genealogy problems.
March 21 (Saturday): 9:30 - 4:30 - Spring Seminar
Genetic Genealogy Analysis and Tools; a step beyond the beginner level
The Dallas Genealogical Society invites you to join us for a one-day lecture featuring Debbie Parker Wayne, a noted professional genealogist who is experienced in using DNA analysis for genealogical research.
Debbie 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.
August 7-8 (Friday/Saturday) - Summer Symposium
Topic: Researching In Texas. Speakers and Topics to be announced.
October 24 (Saturday): 10:00 - 5:00 - Fall DGS Seminar
Speaker and Topic To Be Announced