Author Archives: Carolyn Davis

Pat Hatcher Articles

Kudos to the DGS members responsible for posting these articles to our web site.  I have just begun to read them and already have picked up some great tips and methodologies.  Making this collection available to our members is a … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations for DGS Officers

A Nominating Committee has been formed to create a slate of officers to serve for the coming year – September, 2011 through August, 2012. Serving on the Board is very rewarding, allowing you to work with a great group of … Continue reading

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Need a Windows 7 – FTM 11 Expert

I recently upgraded my 32 bit PC with Windows XP program. I also ran my FTM 2010 Genealogy Progam on this computer. My new computer is 64 AND ….. and I have intalled FTM 11 on the computer. All of … Continue reading

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Proposed Bylaw Changes

The President’s Column in the current issue of our Newsletter discusses the rationale behind the proposed changes to our Bylaws.  I would like to add a personal comment to the discussion. I was elected Secretary for 2010 just a few … Continue reading

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Dallas Budget Town Hall Meeting

On August 12th, I attended my first ever Dallas City Council Budget Town Hall Meeting. This was a joint meeting organized for Angela Hunt’s District 14 and Sheffie Kadane’s District 9 constituents.  As you can imagine, the meeting room at … Continue reading

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Do You Know Who We Are?

DGS received this photo from a woman in Tennessee who found it among her grandmother’s papers. Written on the back of the photo is: Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Terry Dalas (sic) Texas – To be returned to that family … Continue reading

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Aufmerksamkeit-German Summer Institute

Last week-end DGS held its annual Summer Institute, an in-depth study of German records, resources and repositories for genealogical research.  Our speaker, John Humphrey, is a nationally-recognized authority on German genealogy. Topics included a primer on German history, German language … Continue reading

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Welcome to an exciting new feature: News and Views

Techies may differentiate between a blog (short for web log) and an online forum, but I am using the terms interchangeably to describe this online discussion and interaction section of DGS’s web site. I envision that this forum/blog will: • … Continue reading

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