Category Archives: Ask the DGS

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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Beard Family Records

DGS recently received the following request for assistance.  Can any of our readers contribute information to the puzzle?  I will forward your responses to her. Many years ago I found an old home about to be demolished. I retrieved many … Continue reading

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Hardware & Software for the New Genealogist

A recording of the “Hardware and Software for Beginning Genealogists” presentation made by DGS Webmaster Tony Hanson at last October’s “Do You Know Who You Are?” workshop is now available on-line. See it now by clicking here. Be sure to … 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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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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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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Speak Out Now About Proposed Library Budget Cuts!

In 1955, the founders of the Dallas Genealogical Society set out the goals for the society in its charter. Among these was the objective “to assist and support the  Genealogy Section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas, … Continue reading

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