Family Tree Magazine annually evaluates online genealogy/family history web sites and publishes a list of the 101 best. This year “The Portal to Texas History”, a University of North Texas Libraries’ Digital Projects Unit, has been recognized as an exemplary state-focused web site.
Our webmasters (Todd DeDecker and Tony Hanson) have just completed a 6-month effort to re-design, update and improve our web presence. We were compelled to do this because the version of software used to create our web site in 2010
Year(s) Name 2017 – 2018 Susan Rainwater, webmasterTony Hansen, webmaster emeritus 2016 – 2017 Todd DeDecker 2015 – 2016 Todd DeDecker 2015 Tony Hanson 2014 Tony Hanson 2013 Tony Hanson 2012 Tony Hanson 2011 Tony Hanson 2010 Tony Hanson 2008
The following images are the work of Dan Babb (Copyright 2003 Dan Babb). All rights reserved. No claim to original U.S. government works. Permission has been granted to the Dallas Genealogical Society to post these materials to their web site
Cumby-Webster-Bailey Cemetery aka Jones-Bailey Cemetery LOCATION: The entry is south of the intersection of Fish Road and S. Belt Line Road ( View on Google Maps ). The cemetery is visible from the street, but is fenced and locked. The
Webmasters Tony Hanson and Todd DeDecker have been hard at work developing the new DGS Web Site. They are asking members to provide some feedback on the current design: Grab a cup of coffee and then stop by to review
The 2017 Awards Banquet was held on December 9, 2017 in O’Hara Hall at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library.
The Dallas Genealogical Society has a long history of donating funds, materials to the Genealogy Section of the Dallas Public Library. As of late 2017, the total value of the cash, books, and media provided directly to the library is $686,560.61.
Tony Hanson Tony was awarded the 2017 Heritage Preservation Award for his accomplishments in regard to preserving and making accessible publications of the Dallas Genealogical Society. This page documents his work. DGS PUBLICATIONS In 2017 Tony’s 8 years of work
The Dallas Genealogical Society has acquired the funds required to digitize our early Quarterly Journals published between 1955 and 1994 through a combination of donations, a grant and by participating in the 2017 North Texas Giving Day event. Once digitized they will be archived and available on The Portal to Texas History.