Sunday, July 1, 2012

Houston Genealogy Events for July 2012

Just as the temperature is heating up, so are the genealogy events in and around Houston. Here is a list of events happening in the region, or of interest to those in Texas.

July 4
Independence Day
Expect libraries and courthouses to be closed.

July 7
2-4:15pm Day
Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
Learn about the FamilySearch catalog, how to order microfilm, research courses, wiki and more.
Registration required.

July 13-14
Summer Institute with J. Mark Lowe and Lloyd Bockstruck
Dallas Genealogical Society
at the J Erik Jonnson Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas

July 14
10am - 12pm
Harris County Public Library Northwest Branch
"A Genealogy Family Reunion Affair - An Evidence Based Approach"
Sign up here. This workshop is taught by academic librarian and avid genealogist Kimberly Gay.

July 19-21
Angelina College Genealogy Conference
Angelina College Campus, Lufkin
A 3-day conference complete with speakers, exhibits and vendors.

July 21
Clayton Genealogy Library Orientation
Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
Learn your way around the Clayton Library and it's holdings in this free tour. Registration is not required. Meet at the information desk at 10:30am.

Daughters of the American Revolution Day
Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
Representatives from local DAR chapters will be available to assist you with consultations, research help and guidance in submitting your lineage application to DAR. Registration not required.

July 27
7pm (6:30pm socializing)
Bay Area Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
Speaker Eric Sandifer presents "The Escape and Suicide of John Wilkes Booth"
Meeting at University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive, Houston

July 28
Chaparral Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
Speaker TBD. Everyone is welcome. Meeting is on the second floor of the Amegy Bank, 28201 Business 249 at Medical Complex Drive in Tomball.

Did I miss a genealogy or family history event? Email me at the address listed on the top of this page and I'll add it to the list.

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