Arlington Genealogical Society Meeting: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 6:30pm (West Arlington Police Service Center — Community Room)

Monthly on January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December on the second Tuesday 10 times
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
West Arlington Police Service Center — Community Room
2060 W Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76013

The Arlington Genealogical Society promotes the study of genealogy and assists the Arlington Public Library in obtaining genealogical books, microfilm, and other records of historical interests. AGS meets every month except July and August. Come meet other family history enthusiasts. Everyone is welcome!

April 11, 2017  Five Steps to Identify a Family Photo 
by Maureen Taylor (a RootsTech 2016 video presentation)

1898 photo Join us as we hear noted photo historian Maureen Taylor share five important steps that will help you take a photo from unknown to part of your family story:

  1. Study the clues in the picture.
  2. Unravel the caption.
  3. Connect to cousins using social media.
  4. Research the clues.
  5. Spread the word.

“Family photos are powerful,” said Taylor. “Each one of your family photographs tells a story, and each one of your family photographs can be just as powerful to you and to your family history.”

May 10, 2017  Connecting your DNA with Genealogy by Roger Cobb

DNA man "After years of family research, YDNA testing helped me to discover that my grandfather was a Mills and not a Cobb. DNA testing is genetic genealogy research when paper copies are not available."

June 13, 2017  Breaking Down Brick Walls led by Steven Brown

brick wall "Brick walls" in your genealogy? Ancestors you just can’t find? If you don’t have one,you have not been involved in genealogy for more than a few days! This month, experienced members of the Arlington Genealogical Society led by our very own Steven Brown will share favored strategies for genealogy puzzles and dead-ends and offer solutions to specific "brick wall" questions from the audience. Please join us!