Tuesday, April 30, 2013

New Items for April and Upcoming Events

New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library
April 2013

·         Orphan Train Riders: Volume 1 – A Brief History of the Orphan Train Era (1854 – 1929), Volume 2 – Entrance Records from the American Female Guardian Society’s Home for the Friendless in New York
·         Researching American Religious Records
·         Voices of the Irish Immigrant

·         Mississippi Marriage Records Thru 1900: Volumes: A’s (Males), Ba–Bo (Males),  Br–By (Males), Ca–Cl (Males), Co–Cy (Males), D’s (Males), E’s (Males), F’s (Males)

North Carolina:
·         History of the North Carolina Genealogical Society 1974 – 1984
·         Index of North Carolina Ancestors Volumes 1 and 2
·         North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal: Volumes 1 – 13 1975 – 1987, plus we have received later years that are not cataloged and are kept at the end of the North Carolina section

·         The 5th (1st Middle) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, U.S.A

·         1850 Dallas County, TX Census: Everyname Index
·         Cemetery Records of Irving, Texas
·         Obituaries and Death Notices from Irving Newspapers 1908 through 1943, Irving, Texas Volume I

Upcoming Area Events:

Wednesday, May 8, 7pm – 9pm at the Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Rd, Plano. The Collin County Genealogical Society will host Kevin Klaus, Texas GLO. Mr. Klaus will present "Genealogical Resources at the General Land Office. This program is free and open to all.

Saturday, May 11 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney: Spread the word to your family and friends who are interested in getting started in their Genealogy quest. We will be having a Beginning Genealogy program. This free program will cover the basics of Genealogy.  In order to ensure that we have enough handouts for everyone, please register with Susan at 972.547.7343 or skusterbeck@mckinneytexas.org

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