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Saturday, July 29 through Saturday, August 26
Beginners Workshop Series  (Other Societies/Organizations)
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Chappell Meeting, Central Branch, FW Library, 500 W. 3rd St., Fort Worth
Fort Worth Genealogical Society in collaboration with the Fort Worth Library presents
"2017 Beginners Workshop Series".  "How to Get Started and Organizational Hints". 
 
Due to Terri Meeks recent relocation to Colorado, Sheryl Rascher, will be your new teacher.
The topic will be “Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization.”  Discover why your
ancestors left their home country, when they crossed the ocean, the shipboard conditions,,
and the citizenship application / naturalization process.  You will also investigate
emigration patterns as southern and western lands opened for settlement.
 
Please note that Sheryl is your new contact for the class.  She may be reached 
at:  sdrascher@verizon.net
 
Advanced registration is not required, and the class is free and open to the 
general public.  We hope to see you there!
 
The seventh of eight FREE monthly sessions.



Friday, August 4 through Saturday, August 5
Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend, in Huntsville, TX  (Other Societies/Organizations)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th Street, Huntsville, TX 77340
Finding Female Ancestors  -  ½ Our Ancestors are Female
Huntsville Public Library and the Walker County Genealogical Society will be hosting the annual Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend in August. This year's event, "One-half of our Ancestors are Women: Finding our Female Ancestors.” The weekend will run from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 4, with a light supper being provided during the lock-in, and continues from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. A silent auction will be held during the weekend and is open to the public. The auction will end at 4 p.m. Saturday. The event is free but requires registration. Call 936-291-5471