East Texas Genealogical Society Photo: Fruendt famly


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Proudly serving Anderson, Gregg, Henderson, Panola, Rusk and Smith counties

February 25
Roots Tech Connect
For the first time ever, the world’s largest family celebration event will be entirely virtual and completely free. Get ready to celebrate shared connections with ...

March 20
Williamson County Genealogical Society
Annual Seminar: Registration opens in January – Details available at the society’s website . Presentations by Lisa Louise Cooke: The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology for 2020  Get the ...

April 3
Family History Fair / Discovering Your Roots and Branches
ETGS and the Tyler Stake of the LDS organize an annual day of workshops designed for the beginning and experienced family historians.  Various speakers cover ...

June 13
Texas Institute of Genealogical Research
The Texas State Genealogical Society’s institute, TIGR, promotes learning in an instructional classroom atmosphere, taking each attendee’s skills to another level. Course coordinators and ...

October 15
Annual Genealogy Lock-In
Save the 2021 date! Audio and computer presentations from nationally known genealogists and our own Texas experts are simulcast all across Texas and several ...