2008 Newsletters

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December

  • No Meeting this month – next general meeting is on Friday, January 30, 2009
  • Mt. Olivet Cemetery Transcription Project
  • Research Help & News
  • Genealogy Software Review Resources
  • Clayton Digitization Project & Programs, U.S. Census 2010

November

  • Friday, November 21, 2008 — Munch and Mingle Holiday Party
  • Research Question
  • Welcome New Members
  • What Our Members are Researching
  • Holiday Party Invitation
  • Photo from October 2008 display at Freeman Memorial Library

October

  • Friday, October 24, 2008 — Betty Crockford presents “Butch and Sundance – The Real Story with Outlaw Genealogy”
  •  Post Hurricane Ike News
  • Welcome New Members and In Memorium
  • What Our Members are Researching
  • Appreciation for Our Financial Supporters
  • Holiday Party Invitation
  • A Thank you

September issue was cancelled due to Hurricane Ike

August

  • Friday, August 28, 2008:  Annual Show and Tell
  • New Members & Research Articles
  • BAGS Membership Research
  • Basic Genealogy Workshop Registration Form
  • Pictures for the July 2008 Program: Scrapbooking Your Family History

July

  • Friday, July 25, 2008:  Cary Lynne Hall  presents “Scrapbooking Your Family History”
  •  BAGS Membership News
  • Answering Your Research Questions
  • Clayton Library and other Area Events
  • Pictures for the BAGS Scrapbook

June

  • Friday, June 27, 2008:  Casey Edward Greene presents “Trimming the Family Tree: Genealogical Sources in the Rosenberg Library”
  • Kudos to Mary Brandhorst!
  • Notes: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
  • Answering Your Research Question
  • Clayton Library and other Area Events
  • What Our Members Are Researching
  • Sampling of old Galveston Photos

May

  • Friday, May 30, 2008:  Bruce Lockett on “Civil War shipwrecks in East Texas rivers.”
  • Commentary on “Demolition Day” from the President, Resa Hennings
  • Demolition Day Questions and Answers
  • Post event report on Rose Seminar
  • Photos from Rose Seminar

April

  • Friday, April 25, 2008:  DEMOLITION DAY – Breaking Down those “Brick Walls”
  • Member Spotlight
  • Membership Report (now at 177)
  • In Memoriam – Emogene Hoot Brummerhop
  • “DATA, DOOR PRIZES,  FRIENDS AND FUN” by Alice-Braud Jones
  • “Library Corner” by Kim Zrubek
  • Local & Area Events
    • FREE Master Genealogists SIG
    • Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs (CLASP)
    • Texas Research Ramblers Genealogical Society
    • Clayton Library Programs
  • Insert (appears as pages 9 & 10 in the online edition):
  • Christine Rose Seminar, May 3, 2008 – description and advance registration form

March

  • Friday, March 28, 2008:  Trevia Wooster Beverly presents What You Don’t Know About the Census
  • 5-Generation Charts Can Be Helpful! by Shirley Robbins
  • Yearbook Photos Are Needed by Neil Miserendino
  • “Library Corner” by Kim Zrubek
  • Local & Area Events
    • FREE Genealogy Workshop April 19
    • Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs (CLASP) “My Hero: General Sherman” by Betty Crockford
    • Clayton Library Programs
  • Insert (appears as pages 9 & 10 in the online edition):
  • Christine Rose Seminar, May 3, 2008 – description and advance registration form

February

  • February 29, 2008:  Jim Nonus presents Laffite…A Lifelong Obsession
  • Another Side to the Laffite Story
  • Welcome To Our New Members
  • “Library Corner” by Kim Zrubek
  • BAGS Cookbook
  • Insert (appears as pages 9 & 10 in the online edition):
  • Christine Rose Seminar, May 3, 2008 – description and advance registration form

January

  • January 25:  Kathryn Black Morrow presents Stories from Local History: Ellington Field and Its People
  • “Writing Your Family History” Class
  • Local Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Welcome To Our New Members
  • “Library Corner” by Kim Zrubek
  • Events Calendar, Trips, Local & Area Events
    • Antiques Round Table
    • 2008 Genealogy Fair in Sugar Land
    • NSDAR Genealogist Lynne Brooke speaking at the Clayton Library Friends General Meeting
    • History Club
    • The Master Genealogist SIG
  • Insert: Christine Rose Seminar, May 3, 2008 – description and advance registration form
  • Some photos from the December 2007 Holiday Party.