Author Archives: Tony Hanson

2012 DGS Writing Contest Winners

The Dallas Genealogical Society presented the winners of their 2012 Writing Contest with certificates of recognition and prize checks at their Annual Awards Luncheon on December 8, 2012.  Among the judges reviewing the contest entries was J. Mark Lowe, a … Continue reading

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New Publication “Pegasus: Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society” to Pay Authors

The Dallas Genealogical Society (DGS) announces the launch of its new scholarly journal, Pegasus: Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society. This is the first known society journal to pay authors for published material. The first issue will be published in … Continue reading

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DGS Members at this years TSGS Conference

Several DGS members are going to be active participants at this years Texas State Genealogical Society Annual Conference… very active! Sandra Crowley (VP) will be leading the “Partner Society Sharing Session” Tony Hanson (Webmaster) will be presenting a session titled … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Your Family History

Members of the Dallas Genealogical Society will be providing training for new genealogists at the November 1-4 Texas State Genealogical Society Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas. “Getting Started with Your Family History”, a seminar in four sessions will be … Continue reading

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DGS Newsletters from 1990 Digitized

All eight newsletters published by the DGS in 1990 have been digitized and are now publicly available on the Resources -> Newsletters page (direct links are also provided below). These are text-searchable PDF files. We are actively seeking copies of … Continue reading

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1990 – 1994 Quarterly Journals Now Available

Part of the mission of the Dallas Genealogical Society is to preserve and publish information  related to the early history of Dallas County. One way we are fulfilling that mission is to digitize our publications and make them freely available on-line. Last … Continue reading

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Letot Family Cemetery Records Available

Chances are you did not know that there was a Letot Family cemetery in Dallas, and that there was also an Old Letot Family cemetery. Fortunately for those who DO care, information about the 123 graves in these cemeteries is … Continue reading

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Cemetery Pictures Needed

Do you have a digital camera? Interested in Genealogy? Live in the Dallas area? We need your help! We have quite a lot of information about cemeteries in the Dallas area, including a Google map that shows the location for … Continue reading

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New Cemetery Records Added

DGS member Barbara Ware and her helpers have been busy so I am pleased to be able to announce the addition of 231 more records to our publicly available and searchable database. Records are now available for five more local … Continue reading

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Records Added

The Dallas Public library has added 58 new documents to their extensive Genealogical holdings… search our database of all recent acquistions at Resources -> Dallas Public Library -> Recent Acquistions 581 new records from sections 40 and 41 of Oakland … Continue reading

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