Thursday, October 2, 2014

New Items for September and Upcoming Area Events


New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library
September 2014

General:
Martin Varner: Texas Pioneer – His Life and His Descendants
R GEN 929.2 VAR
 
 
 
Texas:
Houston: The Unknown City 1836 – 1946 (this item may be checked out)
GEN 929.37641411 HOU
 
McKinney Living Magazine:
January - December 2012
January – December 2013 (both are found in the “McKinney” area)
 
R GEN 929.1 MCK
R GEN 929.1 MCK
 
Index to Pioneering in North Texas (found in the “Collin County” area)
R GEN 929.25 COL













Upcoming Area Events:

Saturday, October 4, 10:30 a.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library - 101 East Hunt Street.  The North Collin County Genealogical Society will be in the Genealogy Area of the Library to offer assistance.  Whether it's a Brick Wall you've hit, don't know how to get started, or are just interested in meeting with others with a similar interest come visit with Society members!  You don't have to have ancestors from Collin county or even Texas to take advantage of this FREE service.

Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 p.m. at the Haggard Library, - 2501 Coit Rd., Plano. The Collin County Genealogical Society hosts Carl Oehmann.  Mr. Oehmann will be speaking about "Unusual Techniques in researching World War II Records".  This event is FREE and open to all.

Thursday, October 9, 6:45 p.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library - 101 East Hunt Street. The North Collin County Genealogical Society will host Ms. Connie Gray.  Ms Gray will be speaking on "One Person, Two Birth Certificates: The History of Adoption and Birth Certificates in the State of Texas".  This event is FREE and open to all.

Friday, October 17, 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at the Haggard Library, - 2501 Coit Rd., Plano.  The Genealogy Center hosts a Genealogy Lock-In.  Spend the afternoon and evening researching at this 4th annual event featuring webinars, genealogy libraries from across Texas, one-on-one assistance, genealogy and history groups, and much more. This event is FREE and open to adults.

Saturday, October 18, 9:00 a.m. at the Plano Family History Center - 2700 Round Rock Trail, Plano.  The Family History Center presents the  "Great Family Search Conference".  Perfect your skills, share ideas, gather resources. Our keynote speaker this year is Grant Skousen, User Experience Manager.  This event is FREE and open to all.  Registration by October 10 is highly suggested to reserve your space for this event.  For more information and registration, go to http://www.greatfamilysearch.com


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

New Items for August and Upcoming Area Events


New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library
August 2014

General:
Irish Emigrants in North America: Part Eight
R GEN 929.3 DOB
 
 
 
Indiana:
The Feller Cousins: The Descendants of Jacob and Marie (Krebs) Feller
R GEN 929.3772 FEL
 
 
 
Louisiana:
A History of German Churches in Louisiana (1823 – 1893)
R GEN 929.3763 DEI
 
Louisiana Colonials: Soldiers and Vagabonds
R GEN 929.3763 DEV
 
 
 
Maryland:
“Very Impudent When Drunk or Sober” Delaware Runaways 1720 – 1783
R GEN 929.3751 BOY
 
 
 
Pennsylvania:
An Index to the Will Books and Intestate Records of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 1729 – 1850
 
R GEN 929.374815 LAN
 
 
 
Texas:
Hall Cemetery
R GEN 929.37645 GRA
 
 
 
Virginia:
Middlesex County, Virginia Court Order Book (May 1783 – April 1784) and Land Records (October 1785 – 1790)
 
R GEN 929.375533 MID





Upcoming Area Events:

Saturday, September 6, 10:30 a.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library's Genealogy Area - 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney: Members of the North Collin County Genealogical Society will assist you in Starting Your Quest for Your Ancestors and/or Breaking Through Those Brick Walls.  Whether it's a Brick Wall, you're new to Genealogy and don't know how to get started, or just interested in meeting with others with a similar interest, a member of the NCCGS will be at the Library to assist you.  You don't have to have ancestors from Collin County or Texas to take advantage of this FREE opportunity.

Thursday, September 11, 6:45 - 8:30 p.m. in the Dulaney Room of the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library -  101 East Hunt Street, McKinney:  The North Collin County Genealogical Society will host Mrs. Lynell Moss.  Ms Moss will be discussing Proven Research Strategies.   Mrs. Moss has researched in archives, court houses, libraries and even the Chamber of Commerce in several states, National Archives, Library of Congress, as well as the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  This program will give you insight on ways to find your ancestors.  This event is FREE and open to all.  You do not need to be a member to attend this meeting.



Monday, July 28, 2014

New Items for July and Upcoming Area Events

New Titles at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library
July 2014
 
General:
Historical Southern Families
Volume I
Volume III
Volume IV
Volume V
Volume VI
 
R GEN 929.2 BOD
R GEN 929.2 BOD
R GEN 929.2 BOD
R GEN 929.2 BOD
R GEN 929.2 BOD
 
Cherokee Intermarried White
Volume VIII
Volume IX
Volume X
 
R GEN 929.37 BOW
R GEN 929.37 BOW
R GEN 929.37 BOW
 
 
 
Arkansas:
Traces of Ozarks Past: Outlaws, Icons, and Memorable Events
R GEN 929.3767 JAC
 
 
 
Delaware:
Orphans’ Court Proceedings of New Castle County, Delaware:
April 1761 – July 1777
April 1778 – July 1787
 
R GEN 929.37511 NEW
R GEN 929.37511 NEW
 
New Castle County, Delaware Land Records 1728-1731 & 1734-1738
R GEN 929.37511 NEW
 
New Castle County, Delaware Wills 1800 – 1813
R GEN 929.37511 NEW
 
 
 
Maryland:
Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland
Volumes: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23
All volumes can be found at:
R GEN 929.3752 COL
 
St. Mary’s County, Maryland Wills 1821 – 1835
R GEN 929.375241 ST
 
Anne Arundel Gentry: A Genealogical History of Some Early Families of Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Volume One
Volume Two
Volume Three
 
 
R GEN 929.375255 ANN
R GEN 929.375255 ANN
R GEN 929.375255 ANN
 
1916 Atlas of Carroll County, Maryland: District Maps and Alphabetical Listing of Rural Landowners and Permanent Tenants
 
R GEN 929.375277 CAR
 
 
 
New Jersey:
New Jersey Bible Records
Volume 1: Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, and Gloucester Counties
Volume 2: Salem and Cumberland Counties
 
R GEN 929.3749 NEW
R GEN 929.3749 NEW
 
Index of the Official Register of the Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War
 
R GEN 929.3749 NEW
 
 
 
North Carolina:
The Deeds of Northampton County, North Carolina:
1759 – 1774
1774 – 1787
 
R GEN 929.375649 NOR
R GEN 929.375649 NOR
 
 
 
Pennsylvania:
Pennsylvania Place Names
R GEN 929.3748 ESP
 
Land Records of York County, Pennsylvania 1771 – 1775
R GEN 929.374841 YOR
 
Menallen Minutes, Marriage and Miscellany: Quaker Records 1780–1890
R GEN 929.374841 ADA
 
 
 
Tennessee:
History of Tennessee: Lawrence, Wayne, Perry, Hickman and Lewis Counties
 
R GEN 929.3768 HIS
 
 
 
Virginia:
Lancaster County, Virginia Land Records 1770 – 1782
R GEN 929.375522 LAN
 
Westmoreland County, Virginia Orders:
1724 – 1726
1758 – 1761
 
R GEN 929.375524 WES
R GEN 929.375524 WES
 
Fauquier County, Virginia Tombstone Inscriptions
Volume 1
Volume 2
 
R GEN 929.3755275 FAU
R GEN 929.3755275 FAU
 
History of Truro Parish, Virginia (Fairfax County)
R GEN 929.3755292 FAI
 
The Virginia Gazette and Alexandria Advertiser
Volume I (September 3, 1789 to November 11, 1790)
 
R GEN 3755296 ALE
 
 
 Upcoming Area Events: 
 
Saturday, August 2, 10:30 a.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library's Genealogy Area: The North Collin County Genealogy Society will have members at the Library to assist you in "Breaking Down Your Brick Walls". Whether you have a brick wall, are new to Genealogy, or just want to be with people with a similar interest, the Society will have people in the Genealogy Area to assist. You don't even have to have relatives from Collin County or Texas! This is free and open to all - you do not have to be a member to come.