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Members and Friends of MCG&HS!

 

We will hold a Hybrid General Membership meeting and Christmas Party on Thursday Dec 9th at 7:00 pm. What is a Hybrid meeting you ask?

 

In-Person and Online via Zoom

 

In-Person:    

7:00 pm at the Conroe Central Library, large meeting room on the 1st floor. Come as early as 6:30 pm.

If you plan to attend in person, please bring a dessert or other holiday treat to share. Please let Lilia Maierhofer know what you intend to bring (lilruth4@gmail.com).

 

Zoom Meeting:  

For anyone who can’t make it in person, use the Zoom link below to join us online. We will project the Zoom window on a screen, have a microphone so you can here those in the room, and speakers so that they can hear you. The link opens at 6:30 pm and the formal meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. This will be a trial run for how we plan to hold General Membership meeting in 2022.

 

Cheers & Happy Holidays!! 

 

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Click on the tree link to download Faye Stalling's handout from our September meeting about resources available at Family History Center

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2021 Genealogy State-wide Program of Events
(Friday, October 15, 2021)

  • NARA Mythbusters: Your Family IS in the Archives

  • Methodology: Using Timelines to Focus Your Research

  • Beginning Genealogy Workshop

  • So, You’ve Found Your German Town of Origin, Now What?

  • Fingerprinting Our Families: Using Ancestral Origins as a Genealogical Research Key

  • Attacking 18th and 19th Century Mysteries with DNA

  • Filling in the Family Stories

  • Discover Genealogical Treasure Using Historic U.S. Maps

Click here to download a PDF of more information

Click here for a list of the speakers

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Society Update

The Society will continue our general meetings via Zoom each month for the rest of 2021, with hopes that by December we might be able to have our annual Christmas Party in person.

General meetings are held on the Second Thursday of each month, and check our Facebook page for the link to join.  We will post it here as soon as the link is available.  Come join us!

 

 

 

2021 Speakers

 

January 14, 2021

Melinda Culpon spoke about the General Land Office and its many benefits to the genealogy community. Great attendance this month, with special guests Mr. Doug Collings of Montgomery Texas and Ms. Pat Whitaker hailing from Australia.

 

February 11, 2021

Lisa Webster spoke about a permanent solution for photos, videos, audio's and documents. This is something she found that is different from what we may be using presently.

 

March 11, 2021

Kyla Bayang spoke about how to electronically record your family narrative now and convert to a written format at a later date.

 

April 8th, 2021

Bob Scamman spoke about "Tracing Your Colonial Ancestors".

 

May 13th, 2021, 1st in person meeting since April 2020.

Kameron Searle spoke about the founding and naming of the City of Montgomery, Montgomery County and the Lake Creek Settlement.

 

June No meeting, Society on vacation

July No meeting, Society on vacation

August No meeting, Society on vacation

 

September, 2nd Thursday. 7:00 pm.

Faye Stallings spoke about resources available in and benefits of the  Family History Center.

October Speaker, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Lisa Gorrell spoke about "What's the News? Your ancestors in newspapers."

 

November Speaker, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Ann Meador from the Montgomery County Historical Commission will speak on the Montgomery County Historical Projects Underway.

 

December Speaker

Christmas Party!