Sunday, September 20, 2009

Texas Genealogy Events: Week of September 21-27, 2009

Straight from the Texas Genealogy Events calendar, here's what is happening in Texas for the week of September 21-27, 2009:

Monday, September 21

Angelina County Genealogical Society Meeting, 5p
Kurth Memorial Library
706 S. Raguet Street,
Lufkin, TX 75904

Tuesday, September 22

Austin Genealogical Society General Meeting
Social time: 6:30-7 Meeting 7-8:30
Location:Highland Park Baptist Church,
5206 Balcones,
Topic: Tales and Imagery from the Tombstones
Presenter: Janene Jeffrey

Thursday September 24 - Saturday September 26

30th Texas State Hispanic Genealogical & Historical Conference
Addison, Texas
The Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference will promote, assist, develop, and conserve the genealogical and historical resources contributed by those of Hispanic heritage. It will promote awareness for the need to preserve Hispanic family history and assist in making the acquaintance of historical research locations, research document skills, and research comradeship. The Hispanic genealogy conference perpetuates the memory of individual contributors of Hispanic Heritage and holds a special regard for past and present contributor to history and genealogy.

Thursday, September 24

East Texas Genealogical Society Get Acquainted Luncheon
Meetings are held between 11:30am and about 1:30pm (or whenever) at the Heartland Ham Co. 3400-A South Broadway, Tyler 75701. (903) 581-2802
These meetings are a chance to meet other members of the society in a relaxed, informal, social atmosphere -- all while enjoying a delicious lunch.
We talk about all sorts of subjects: genealogy, computers, kids, grand-kids, etc.
Come and enjoy yourself!

Saturday, September 26

Clayton Library Mini-Education Session
U.S. - Mexico Border Crossing Records of the Early 20th Century Saturday, 09/26/2009 10:00-11:00 AM
In the first half of the 20th century, immigrants and non-immigrants from countries both inside and outside the Western Hemisphere crossed into Texas and other border states from Mexico. Border crossing towns included Brownsville, Eagle Pass, El Paso, Fabens, Fort Hancock,Laredo, Rio Grande City, Progreso/Thayer, Roma, Yseleta, Zapata, and many others. Learn about the different types of records that were generated as well as which individuals were generally included in these records. Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens.

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society Meeting, 2pm
Location: Van Zandt County Library
317 First Monday Lane
Canton, TX 75103-1052

For further details on these events, see the Texas Genealogy Events Calendar. Please confirm all dates and locations with the host societies and organizations.

Do you have an event you'd like to see on the calendar? Contact me using the email address at the right side of this blog. Events should occur in Texas or be of interest to Texans (neighboring states welcome). Speakers are encouraged to publicize their presentations.

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