2013 Newsletters

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  • Saturday, November 16, 2013 – BAGS Annual Holiday Party from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Hope Village Cafe’ (Tea Room) located at 4541 FM 2351, Friendswood, TX
  • BAGS wins TSGS Writing Awards, Texas City WWII Oral History Project
  • Using Pedigree Charts differently
  • October Program Recap – Masonic Records
  • (insert) Map to BAGS Holiday Party


  • Friday, October 25, 2013 – David Zwahr will present “Finding Your Relatives’ Masonic History”
  • Genealogy Blogs
  • Annual Show & Tell, New Members
  • (insert) BAGS Survey
  • (insert) BAGS Holiday Party details


  • Friday, September 27, 2013 – Ron Lucas will discuss Civil War Firearms
  • Dr. Colletta Seminar Details, Other October Events
  • Clayton Library October Programming
  • (insert) Registration Form for John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. Seminar
  • (insert) Membership Form for new and renewing members


  • Friday, August 30, 2013 – Annual “Show and Tell” Program and BBQ Potluck Dinner
  • UK Research, Digitizing Your Records, Online Toolkit
  • Clayton Library’s Vertical Files, July Program Recap
  • Scandinavian Research, FamilySearch.org Website
  • (insert) Registration Form for John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. Seminar
  • (insert) Membership Form for new and renewing members


  • Friday, July 22, 2013 – Greg Boyd, author of the Family Maps series of Federal Land Patent books and creator of the Boyd Map Viewer software program and its accompanying Texas Land Survey Map series
  • Dedication of a Texas Historic Cemetery Marker, June Program Recap
  • October Seminar Details, Officer Slate
  • (insert) Registration Form for John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. Seminar
  • (insert) Membership Form for new and renewing members


  • Friday, June 28, 2013 –  Lynna Kay Shuffield on Cemetery Research
  • Genealogy Help Line and Wiki, October Seminar Lectures Announced, May Program Recap
  • Genealogy Roadshow, Naming Patterns, April Program Recap
  • Quarterly Needs You!, Need a 2nd VP
  • (insert) Registration Form for John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. Seminar


  • Friday, May 31, 2013 – Sue Yerby, SPG, discusses Court House Research
  • Free Online Newspaper Resource
  • Digital Public Library or America, Nominating Committee Report
  • October Seminar info
  • (eNewsletter only) La Porte Library Display images


  • Friday, April 26, 2013 – Melvyn Douglass, FSA Scot, discusses Scottish Clans
  • New Member
  • Resource: DAR Genealogical Records Committee Index, Last Month’s Program Recap
  • Atomic Training: Free On-Demand, Software Training


  • Friday, March 22, 2013 – Lynne Brooke, former DAR genealogist, and Jane Powers, a member of over 100 Lineage Societies, present “Researching and Proving Your Ancestors for Lineage Societies”
  • Memoriam, Don’t Leave A Stone Unturned!
  • Historical Marker Dedication Invitation, Texas Historical Sites Atlas
  • Searching for a BAGS Editor, Library Display
  • Thank You


  • Friday, February 22, 2013 – Casey Edward Greene presents “Ruin / Restoration / Renaissance: The Rosenberg Library and Hurricane Ike”
  • Family Love History, Vintage Valentine’s cards, January Program Recap
  • BAGS Library Display, Five-Generation Charts, FamilyTree DNA Help, BAGS Quarterly


  • Friday, January 25, 2013 – Trevia Wooster Beverly presents “A Harvey Girl or a Soiled Dove”
  • New Year’s Resolution
  • Emancipation Proclamation 150th; Anniversary: A Texas Connection

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