Monthly Archives: May 2014

Back to the Future

In 1977 a group of DGS volunteers microfilmed documents fromĀ 3,100 Dallas County probate cases filed between 1846 and the early 1900’s. The resulting 35 reels of film have been available to patrons of the Dallas Public Library since that time. … Continue reading

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DGS Summer Symposium Features John Philip Colletta

The Dallas Genealogical Society is excited to announce that nationally-known genealogy and family history speaker Dr. John Philip Colletta will be the featured speaker at our Summer Symposium, to be held July 11-12, 2014 at the J. Erik Jonsson Central … Continue reading

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Placing Your Past – Slides Available

DGS member Carolyn Davis made a very interesting and informative presentation to the Technology Special Interest Group on May 1. Her topic was “Placing Your Past”, and she reviewed several web sites that you can use to place your families … Continue reading

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Migration Trails Maps Available

Thanks to Judy Allen Knight for her fascinating presentation on American Migration Trails. Judy has graciously allowed us to make the maps featured in her presentation on our web site: View them on our Meeting Handouts page.

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