Texas Genealogy Events

There are many genealogy and family history related meetings, seminars and conferences that take place locally throughout the year. We will be posting those we know about and if you have others, please let us know so we can post them. We are also posting local genealogical meetings. Unless otherwise noted, these meetings are free and open to the public!!

Collin County Genealogical Society

We have a DNA Interest Group that meets on the first Tuesday of each month. We have a Legacy Users Group that meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month. And we are adding a Microsoft OneNote for Genealogy User Group that will meet on the third Monday of each month.

All monthly meetings (see below) are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the first floor meeting room of the Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano, Texas. For further information see their website: http://www.collincountygenealogicalsociety.com/ or their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/collincountygen.

8 January 2020, How the Medical Examiner's Office Uses DNA to Identify Remains. Presenter: Valerie Alvarez

12 February 2020, Researching Genealogy Through Newspapers. Presenter: Julie Avedikian

11 March 2020 - Oh the Games People Played, Beverly Lenoir

8 April 2020, One Approach to Publishing Your Genealogy. Presenter: David Appleton

13 May 2020 - TBD

10 June 2020, Breaking Down Brick Walls and Social

Cross Timbers Genealogical Society

Except for the month of September, Cross Timbers Genealogical Society meets the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Landmark Bank, 1112 E California St, Gainesville, Texas. You can find more information on U.S. Gen Web: http://txgenwebcounties.org/cooke/ctgs_index.htm

Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS)

Meetings take place at the Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center at 103 Texas Highway 21 West, in Caldwell, Texas. Please see their website for more information https://txczgs.org/ .

25 January 2020, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. , Understanding Yesterday, Planning for Tomorrow. Registration 8 a.m.

Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Genealogical Society holds several different meetings and classes at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street in Dallas. Please see their website for more information on the society: http://dallasgenealogy.com/dgs/ .

Dallas Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group meets the 3rd Thursday at 6:00 pm on the 7th floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. Their next meeting will be on 16 January. For further information contact Mic Barnette mic@micbarnette.com.

New German Genealogy Group starting on Saturday, November 2nd at 1:30 p.m. in the Dallas Library Hamon Training Room on the 5th floor. For more information see their website: http://dallasgenealogy.com/dgs/.

Their spring seminar will take place 20 April 2020 at the Dallas Library. See http://dallasgenealogy.com/dgs/meetings-events/seminars/ for more information.

Denison, Grayson County, TX, Genealogical Society

The Denison, Grayson County, TX, Genealogical Society meets the last Wednesday of each month, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Grayson County Frontier Village, 111 Rc Vaughan Rd, Denison, TX 75020. You can find more information on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DenisonTXGenealogy/

Denton County Genealogical Society

Meetings are the second Thursday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland Street, Denton. For more information please see their website at http://www.genealogydentontexas.org/ . They can also be found on Facebook.

Emily Fowler Library

502 Oakland Street, Denton

Genealogy Friends of the Plano Library

Join them for their free monthly seminar held in the Program Room at Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano, 10:30-12:30. Check their website for more information http://www.genealogyfriends.org. They can be contacted at genfriends@genealogyfriends.org or 972-836-9436.

18 January 2020, Protecting Your Data. Presenter: Bill Butler, Dallas Network Services

Genealogy Center, Haggard Library (2501 Coit Road, Plano)

See their website http://www.plano.gov/907/Genealogy-Center for a full list of their educational classes held in Spring 2020. These classes will assist you in your genealogy research.

The Genealogy Center has a Genealogy DNA Interest Group. They discuss and explore the use of DNA in genealogy research at the Haggard Library. This group meets on Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. at the library.

Heritage Association of Frisco

Join the Heritage Association for their meetings held at the Frisco Heritage Museum, 6455 Page Street, Frisco TX 75034. Check their website for more information. http://www.friscoheritage.org/genealogy/events-classes-and-news/ .

Mesquite Historical and Genealogical Society

Meetings are held the second Thursday night of the month at the Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149. Look at their Facebook page for more information. https://www.facebook.com/MesquiteHGS/

North Collin County Genealogy Society

Meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:45 p.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt Street, McKinney. Please see their website for more information: http://www.nccgsmckinneytexas.org .