Author Archives: Carolyn Davis

Writing Your Family History

The Society recently donated 2 copies of 11 books related to writing family history to the Dallas Public Library. A reference copy of each title is shelved near the Reference Desk in the Genealogy Division on the 8th floor. A … Continue reading

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Genealogy and the Law

The DGS Fall Lecture on September 27 features Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist.  Her day-long program is titled Genealogy and the Law-From the Past to the Future. The second of her four presentations that day is “Don’t Forget the Ladies – … Continue reading

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DGS Announces 2014 Writing Contest Winners

The Dallas Genealogical Society has announced the winners of its 2014 Writing Contest.   The husband and wife team of Deborah Harvey and Gary Wood received the $500 first prize for their article “As the Angus Roam.”  It will be featured in a future … Continue reading

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Nationally-known speaker Dr. John C. Colletta headlines DGS Summer Symposium

Nationally-known genealogy and family history speaker Dr. John Philip Colletta will be the featured speaker at the DGS Summer Symposium, to be held July 11-12, 2014 at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas, TX. “For Today’s Generation and Tomorrow’s: … 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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2013 Fall Lecture will feature D. Joshua Taylor

  Dallas Genealogical Society’s Fall Lecture on Saturday, October 12, features D. Joshua Taylor, a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. Back by popular demand, Josh will show us how to unravel the real story behind family … Continue reading

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2013 DGS Writing Contest Deadline Is August 31

The Dallas Genealogical Society reminds all potential entrants to its 2013 Writing Contest that the deadline for submissions is August 31. The contest will accept original material, not previously published, from members and non-members, hobbyists and professionals. Cash prizes will … Continue reading

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GenealogyBank and Digital Sanborn Maps – New Additions to Dallas Public Library’s Resources

Dallas Public Library has added these two databases of interest to family history researchers to the Databases collection on its web site. GenealogyBank, a resource from NewsBank, Inc. is a database comprised of the following collections: Historical Newspapers (1690 – … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at 2013 DGS Fall Lecture

One of DGS’s most well-received speakers is returning to headline our 2013 Fall Lecture program on October 12 – D. Joshua Taylor.  Check back on our web site later this summer for details.

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Dallas Genealogical Society 2013 Summer Institute

Pamela Boyer Sayre and Richard Sayre will be the keynote speakers at the DGS 2013 Summer Institute on Friday and Saturday, August 2-3, 2013, at the Dallas Public Library, in Dallas, Texas. Entitled “Bits of Yesterday: Using Maps and Records … Continue reading

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