Author Archives: Carolyn Davis

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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2013 Writing Contest

The Dallas Genealogical Society is pleased to announce its 2013 Writing Contest for original material on topics of interest to genealogists and family historians. The contest is open to members and nonmembers of the DGS. Hobbyists, transitional, and professional genealogists are welcome … Continue reading

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Be A Book Hero

I have recently discovered a program on the Dallas Public Library’s web site called Support Your Library – Be A Book Hero. I have donated books to the Genealogy Division in the past, but this approach is different. A person … Continue reading

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Dallas Genealogical Society 2013 Spring Lecture

We are very excited to announce that Paula Stuart-Warren, a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher, is the featured speaker at our Spring Lecture to be held on March 16, 2013. Her workshop is titled  “Records, Research & Stories”, … Continue reading

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Brown-Davis Bible

The following inquiry has been received from John Fellows (john.fellows@att.net) to the Davis Rootsweb Listserv. I have a very old bible that I will give to someone that can make a connection to the following information. The first Page of the … Continue reading

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DGS Summer Institute Early Bird Registration Ends June 24.

Early registration for the DGS Summer Institute ends today, Sunday, June 24th at midnight: $140 for members, $170 for non-members.  After the 24th, the price increases to $190 for DGS members and $220 for non-members. Title: Finding My Way Home: Methodology, Records … Continue reading

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DGS Summer Institute

On July 13 and 14, DGS proudly presents J. Mark Lowe in a seminar titled “Finding My Way Home: Methodology, Records and the Old South”. Mark will be joined by Lloyd Bockstruck, recognized author, writer, lecturer and leader in the genealogical … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Your Family History

DGS will be offering a free ‘Getting Started With Your Family History’ seminar in 3 sessions: Saturday, April 14: Learn the Basics Saturday, April 21: Ancestors in the Census Saturday, April 28: Find New Resources All sessions will be held … Continue reading

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