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Area Genealogical Events
April 22nd - Research and the Law: Legal Knowledge Needed to Find Your Ancestors - Dallas

The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree.  She writes, teaches, and lectures on a wide variety of genealogical topics.  This presentation centers on four areas: finding the law time and time again; making a federal case out it; from 1619 to Juneteenth - slavery and the law before the Civil War; and dower and dowry: women, property, and legal records bringing.  The presentation begins at 10 am and ends at 4:30 pm at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library 1st Floor Auditorium, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas.

May 5th - Reading Handwriting 101 - Houston Clayton Library

Preservation Week celebrates the physical preservation of library and archival materials. But, often just as important, is the preservation of information. So much information can be lost due to changes in common writing styles over the years. This program will cover helpful ways to read historic handwritten documents, how to transcribe and abstract information from those documents, and preservation tips for protecting handwritten materials.  This in-person library program is hosted by: HPL’s Houston History Research Center and Family History Research Center.

Location details: 5300 Caroline St. Houston, TX 77004.

March 16th - Montgomery County Genealogical Society DNA Interest
Group - Conroe

The DNA Special Interest Group meets every third Thursday at 7 pm with the exception of no meeting held in July and August.  The Montgomery County Genealogical Society collaborates with the Montgomery County Public Library Genealogy Department and the Conroe Family History Center to provide assistance and/or guidance for those with an interest in using DNA in genealogy research.  Meets at the Conroe Family History Center, 1516 Wilson Road, Conroe, Texas.

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