Author Archives: Carolyn Davis

My Society

I would like to recommend “My Society” – a weekly internet radio show sponsored by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.  It is broadcast each Saturday afternoon live on the Internet at 1:00 pm Central time and focuses on the issues that … Continue reading

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Social Media and Genealogy

I posed this question at our November Tech SIG meeting and would like to pursue it further.  So far I have been doing my family history research pretty much as a loner; my immediate family is small and I have … Continue reading

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A Dallas-New Zealand WWII Connection

The secretary of the Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Genealogy Society has asked for our help.  He writes: “During World War 2, the US Marines were based near Wellington, New Zealand, in preparation for the battles, and in … Continue reading

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Birth mother and her family

The Society recently received a request from a woman in East Texas whose husband (adopted soon after birth) had finally been able to find his original birth certificate in Dallas County. It provided the name and age of his biological … Continue reading

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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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