Saturday, May 12, 2012

Family History Online and Upcoming Area Events

We have acquired the book: Discover Your Family History Online by Nancy Hendrickson.  This is a step-by-step guide to starting your Genealogy search.  Although it is for beginners, it has lists of online databases, websites, resources for researching American Indian, African-American and Jewish ancestors.  Chapters in this book include information on finding birth, marriage, death, census, military, land, and immigration records.  It includes access to online video demonstrations.  This item may be checked out.

Upcoming Area Events:

Saturday, May 19th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at the W.O Haggard, Jr. Library 2501 Coit Rd. Plano:"Heraldry for Genealogists" by David Appleton

Saturday, May 19th 2:00 pm at the Gabe Nesbitt Community Park 7001Eldorado Parkway:
The Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct the "4th Annual McKinney Flag Retirement Ceremony" honoring our Flag and our Veterans. 

Thursday, June 14th 6:45 pm in the Dulaney Room of the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney: Dorina Thomas of the HOGAR (Hispanic Organization of Genealogy and Research) de Dallas will be speaking at the North Collin County Genealogical Society's meeting about Hispanic Ancestors.  Ms. Thomas is the President of this organization. This meeting is free and open to all.

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