Jun
14
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS June 2018 Meeting

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NCCGS June 2018 Meeting

Special meeting dedicated to assisting anyone interested in Genealogy research.

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If possible please join us for a casual dinner at Spoons in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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May
10
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS May 2018 Meeting

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NCCGS May 2018 Meeting

Presentation By Joanne Clements: Exploring Jewish Roots and Branches

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If possible please join us for a casual dinner at The Pantry in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Apr
12
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS April 2018 Meeting

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NCCGS April 2018 Meeting

Presentation By Fred Moss: Open Records Initiative

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at The Celt in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Dallas Genealogical Society 2018 Spring Seminar

Revolution to Reconstruction: 

Seeking Those Who Shaped America:  Michael L. Strauss, AG

We are pleased to have Michael L. Strauss as our Spring 2018 Seminar Lecturer.

Michael L. Strauss, AG, is a professional Accredited Genealogist and a nationally recognized genealogical speaker. A native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah, he has been employed as a Forensic Genealogist for 25 years.

The topics for this seminar are Revolutionary War Genealogical Research; Researching Your Mexican War Ancestors; Researching Your Ancestors during the Reconstruction Era, and Genealogical Research in Washington, DC.

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Mar
8
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS March 2018 Meeting

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NCCGS March 2018 Meeting

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at The Celt in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Jan
11
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS January 2018 Meeting

Please join us for our January Meeting.

"Talk Family Research with each other”

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at Spoons in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Nov
9
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS November 2017 Meeting

Please join us for our November Meeting.

"Talk about Research with each other”

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at Spoons in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Genealogy Lock-In

Genealogy Lock-in

In celebration of October as Family History Month, the McKinney Public Library System will join the Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT) for a collaborative event on Oct. 20. The GNT is a state-wide initiative to connect libraries and provide educational and research opportunities and is spearheaded by the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library.

Programming includes something for everyone:

  • Orphan Train Riders: Tracks to Texas & Beyond, All Aboard 1854 to 1929 with Paula Perkins from 11-11:50 a.m.
  • Beginner’s Guide to Documenting Your Family History with LaToya Devezin of the Austin History Center from noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Discover Local History through a Regional Depository with Laura Saegert of the Texas State Library & Archives from 1:40-2:40 p.m.
  • My Texans during the Republic with Sharon Farnsworth from 2:50-3:50 p.m.
  • Connecting Your DNA Matches with Diahan Southard from 4-5 p.m.
  • Researching Your Czech Immigrant Ancestor’s Background in the Old Fatherland with Dr. Miroslav Koudelka from the Czech Republic from 6-7 p.m.
  • Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers with Lisa Louise Cooke from 7:10-8:10 p.m.
  • Discovering Your WWI Ancestor Sources & Resources with Earl Pogue from 8:20-9:30 p.m.
  • Do you have a road block in your family research and need some special help? The Lone Star Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) will host an Ancestors Roadshow from 3:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library via Skype. The Roadshow is an opportunity for you to enjoy a free 15-minute consultation with a professional genealogist from the Lone Star Chapter. You can ask questions about a specific genealogical problem or get general information on how to approach a research quandary. Roadshow appointments are limited to one-per-customer. To register, fill out a questionnaire at lonestarapg.com/roadshow_forms.htm and email the form beginning Oct. 16 to WMCLGenealogyCenter@wacotx.gov. You must be present at the Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library to be assigned a time slot on Oct. 20.
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Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

The Great Family Search Conference

Great Family Search Conference

 

Sponsored by McKinney, Plano and Richardson Family History Centers 2700 Roundrock Trail, Plano, Texas October 22, 2016, 9:00 am, Registration Packet Pick-up, 8:30 am Plenary Session Presenter, Eric Graves, FamilySearch United States Regional Manager Plenary Session I – FamilySearch Products & Partners Plenary Session II –Finding Family Records on FamilySearch, Lynell Moss Sessions Your Tree, My Tree, Our Tree, Getting the Most from FamilySearch Family Tree; Guide to Cemetery Research; Enhancing Your Photos with PhotoShop; FamilySearch Indexing: What It Is and How to Get Started; Discover the Power of Sources in Family Tree; Involving the Family in Family History; Extra! Extra! Read About Your Family in The Newspaper; Beginning British Research; US Land Records: A Source for Family Information; Photos, Stories & Documents in FamilySearch Gallery; What's Hiding in Your Courthouse?; U S Military Records: Building Blocks in our Family Stories; Probing into US Probate Records; Spanish Sessions: Preguntas Frecuentes del Árbol Familiar; ¿Cómo Encontrar Tesoros Ocultos en Family Search?; El Folleto “Mi Familia: Historias que nos Unen” RootsTech Videos: Become a Master Searcher on Ancestry; Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch.org; What's New in Family Tree for 2016 (Also available at RootsTech.org) No charge to attend, Pre-registration is requested For more information: http://www.greatfamilysearch.com greatfamilysearch@gmail.com

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Oct
12
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS October 2017 Meeting

Please join us for our October Meeting.

"Questions on DNA”

Presented by -

Carl Oehmann

Carl will be speaking about DNA.  If you have any questions or suggestions for topics you would like Carl to cover about DNA, please let us know and we will pass the information on to him.  Carl would like to have his program be on what we would like to know, not a generic DNA program. 

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at Spoons Cafe in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Collin County Genealogy Society: October General Meeting

Black and White Southern Families in Plantation Records"

Plantation Records can offer great insight into many Southern families. This resource documents families' personal and business correspondence, conditions of plantation life including the elusive names of slaves and descriptions of slave relationships, among much more. Learn about the abundance of genealogical information found in plantation records and how to research the collection.

Speaker Ari Wilkins in a graduate of LSU and has been actively researching family history since 1998. Ari worked with the esteemed genealogist, Dr. James Rose, for many years on his final project Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database. She is the owner of the genealogical consulting company, Black Genesis. In addition, Ari has spoken nationally at the National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, Texas State Genealogical Society, Ohio Genealogical Society, Samford Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, the American Library Association, and a multitude of local societies. She has been a Library Associate at Dallas Public Library since 2007. She teaches a series of basic research classes using popular genealogical websites. She specializes in African American research. 

LOCATION, DATE, AND TIME

"Black and White Southern Families in Plantation Records" presented by Ari WilkinsW. O. Haggard Library (First Floor Meeting Room)2501 Coit Road

Plano, Texas 75075

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 7 pm

 

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Sep
14
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS September 2017 Meeting

Please join us for our September Meeting.

"Legislation Impact on Vital Records”

Presented by -

FRED MOSS

Fred will be discussing the impact of legislation on vital records.  This affects all Genealogists, so come and learn more about what is happening.

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at Spoons Cafe in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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Jul
13
6:45 PM18:45

NCCGS July 2017 Meeting

Please join us for our July Meeting.

"Google Earth and Genealogy”

presented by Mike McKee.

Learn how to use Google Earth to tell your ancestor's journey to the present.  

Mike will show us how to use the free Google Earth program to track the migration of your ancestor's and place images and documents into a virtual tour that can be shared on websites, blogs or as a presentation at your next family reunion.

This will be a wonderful program for all of us who are trying to organize our records for presentation and for those of us who just want to make their family histories more visually interesting.

If possible please join us for a casual dinner at The Celt on the square in downtown McKinney.  We meet at 5:00pm for a light dinner, visit and then go to the library just 3 blocks away.  If you are not able to join us for dinner we hope to see you at the Library at 6:45 for the meeting.

First Floor Dulaney Room

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

101 E Hunt St. McKinney, Texas 75069

All visitors are welcome!

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