Monday, September 23, 2013

Upcoming Events and New Items for September

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, October 5 10:30 a.m. Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library - 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney:  The McKinney Public Library System will host "How to Research Your House" presented by Mr. Guy Giersch, Historic Preservation Officer for the City of McKinney.  If you're interested in receiving Historic Designation for your home or are just interested in learning about how to find information on the history of your house, come to this free presentation.  For more information, contact Susan at 972.547.7343 or

October 12 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Dallas Public Library: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library 1515Young Street Dallas: The Dallas Genealogical Society invites you to join us for a one-day workshop featuring D. Joshua Taylor, a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. Cost: By September 27: $40.00 for members, $50.00 for non-members. After September 27: $50.00 members, $60.00 non-members. For Registration information, go to:

October 18 12:30 - 11:00 p.m. Plano Public Library: Haggard Library 2501 Coit Rd, Plano. Genealogy Research Lock-In.  Stay late in the library for a night of state-wide genealogy research! Access resources from libraries in Waco, Houston, Austin, Denton, and more. Participate in webinars on genealogy, databases and other topics. Registration required. This is a free program.  For more information and to register, go to:

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

·         Dictionary of Americanized French – Canadian Names: Onomastics and Genealogy
·         Family Photo Detective: Learn How to Find Genealogy Clues in Old Photos and Solve Family Photo Mysteries
·         Finding Your Father’s War: A Practical Guide to Researching and Understanding Service in the World War II Army
·         Howitzer: The Annual of the United States Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York (Yearbook): 1974 and 1975
·          Mastering Census and Military Records
·         Scottish-American Court Records 1733 – 1783

·         Cemetery Inscriptions Atchison County, Kansas

·         The Calendar and Quartermaster Books of General George Rogers Clark’s Fort Jefferson, Kentucky 1780 – 1781

·         Memories of the Old Plantation Home & a Creole Family Album

·         “Given to Drinking and Whoring” White Maryland Runaways 1720 – 1762

New Mexico:
·         New Mexico Private Land Claims

·         Hamilton county, Ohio Burial Records: Volume 10 Green Township
·         Restored Hamilton County, Ohio Marriages 1808 – 1849: Part One  and Part Two
·         Wills Filed in Probate Court Hamilton County, Ohio 1791 – 1901: Volume I A – K and     Volume II L – Z

·         Index to Early Oklahoma Land Tract Books (on CD - viewable in library)

·         The Bronco: McKinney Boyd High School: Volume 7 (Yearbook)
·         McKinney Courier - Gazette 7/1/2012 through 9/30/2012 (on microfilm)
·         Cactus (University of Texas at Austin) Yearbook: 1976 and 1977
·         A History of Richardson 1873 – 1973
·         Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs 1992 Alumni Directory
·         Divorce Records of Tom Green County, Texas 1875 – 1940
·         Marriage Records of Tom Green County, Texas Books A – D 1875 – 1914
·         Records of the Robert Massie Funeral Chapel, San Angelo, Texas 1906 – 1930

·         Abstracts of Alleghany County, Virginia Deeds 1822 – 1829
·         City of Winchester, Virginia Register of Births 1853 – 1891: Volume 1 1853 – 1860
·         Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records: Volume 4 – Nabors through Rymer

Washington D.C:
·         Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company: Depositor Signature Card Entries for Washington, D.C. 1865 –1868

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