Bear Creek Genealogical Society P. O. Box 842661 Houston, TX 77284 www.bearcreekgenealogy.org
Welcome to the Bear Creek Genealogical Society. We are now meeting at the Westlake Fire Department, 19636 Saums Road just east of Fry Road. Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month from 1 until 2:30 P.M. Visitors are welcome, For further information, please see our Contact page.
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR OUR SOCIETY
There will be no meetings during the summer. On Thursday Semtember 13, Lisa Toth Salinas will present "Researching Catholic Records."
In addition to the usual library orientations, Clayton Library has two upcoming events. The Saturday July 14 presentation will cover insane asylum research, while the August 4 talk will cover the use of Ancestry.com Library Edition. Both events are free, but registration is required at 832-393-2600. The Houston Genealogical Forum DIG (DNA Interest Group) continues through the summer. The July 7 meeting is at 10-noon at Bayland Community Center This event is free and does not require reservations.
This year the Federation of Genealogical Societies will meet August 22-25 in Fort Wayne, IN. Early bird registration will continue through July 18. The 2019 conference will be in Washington, DC.
The Houston Genealogical Forum will open its 2018-2019 season with a presentation by meteorologist Frank Billingsley, "Swabbed and Found." This talk covers his search for his biological parents. The talk will be at Bayland Community Center on Saturday September 8.