Calendar of Events

June 6 (Saturday) 12 - 4 pm - Global Family Reunion Party

Be part of the biggest, most inclusive family reunion in history!


We are family! Bestselling author A.J. Jacobs (The Year of Living Bibically, The Know-It-All, and Drop Dead Healthy) is hosting the Global Family Reunion in New York City, and the Dallas Public Library is joining the party! Help us celebrate by joining us at our "21st Century Genealogy" programs:

  • 12:30 - 1:00 - No Scanner? Use Your Camera!
  • 1:30 - 2:00 - Traditional & Electronic Genealogical Resources at the Dallas Public Library
  • 2:30 - 3:00 - Using Socual Media for Genealogy
  • 3:30 - 4:00 - DNA & Your Family Tree

There will be door prizes too! Register as an official cousin (not required to attend the event) at


When: June 6, 2015, 12 - 4 pm

Where: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

1515 Young Street, Dallas TX  75201

Genealogy Division, 8th Floor


More Information....

June 13 (Saturday): 1:00 pm - MacGen Reunion Group

McDermott Room, 8th Floor (Directions, Web page).


June 17 (Wednesday): 10:00 am - Jewish Special Interest Group

McDermott Room, 8th Floor (Directions, Web page).


June 27 (Saturday): 10:30 am - Brown Bag Special Interest Group

McDermott Room, 8th Floor (Directions, Web page).


August 7-8 (Friday/Saturday) - Summer Symposium

Researching In Texas


The Dallas Genealogical Society invites you to join us for a two-day seminar focused on Texas Research featuring Teri Flack, a noted research with a deep background on the topic, as well as representatives from the Universiy of North Texas Portal to Texas History, The University of Texas at Arington Special Collection and the Dallas Public Library History section.

Read more: August 7-8 (Friday/Saturday) - Summer Symposium

August 8 (Saturday): 1:00 pm - MacGen Reunion Group

McDermott Room, 8th Floor (Directions, Web page).


September 5 (Saturday) 11:00 - 12:30: General Meeting

The September General Meeting will be held on Saturday, September 5 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.


Note: Your attendance at this meeting is vital! We did not have a quarum at the May meeting, so the incoming board will be elected and installed at this meeting. To make this happen we need at least 30 members in attendance! Review minutes from the May meeting here.


This months presentation will be made by Debra Polsky, Executive Director of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society


October 24 (Saturday): 10:00 - 5:00 - Fall DGS Seminar

We are very excited to be welcoming Dr. Michael Lacopa... his topics are still being finalized. Until then, see his Blog and Facebook page.

Dallas Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 12446, Dallas, Texas 75225-0446
1-866-YOU2DGS (866-968-2347)