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Discovering Our Families’ Heritage

Welcome to the Cedar Hill Genealogy Society web site.  We are a growing group of genealogists and family historians organized to help each other and our guests discover their family’s heritage.  We meet monthly in the Cedar Hill Library, 225 Cedar Street, Cedar Hill, TX    Admission is always free.  Our meetings  begin at 6:30 PM with a social half-hour with snacks and our program about some aspect of family history research starts at 7:00 PM.

Check out our BLOG page for articles from your fellow genealogists who describe how they solved a research problem.  Click on the “Follow” icon at the lower right of your screen and we’ll send you an email when ever we add a new post.

We encourage you to email us using the “Contact Us” form with your questions.  We can even set up a meet to personally work with you on your family tree.

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Our March Meeting will be Thursday the 14th.

Our Program will be Underutilized Resources

Presented by Pat Gordon

Pat Gordon PicBefore the Internet, some really useful resources were unknown to genealogists, difficult to find or time consuming to use.  None of these reasons are valid today, yet many researchers don’t realize this.  Pat will tell us about rarely used university collections, often overlooked federal records and little-known state records.  Many of these resources are now available online—if you know how to look for them.

Pat Gordon is an avid family historian who enjoys learning about her ancestors’ daily lives.  Not just their birth, marriage and death data.  And, Pat has found that these often-unused resources can fill-in the gaps between the vital records.

Pat is a former newspaper reporter with the Dallas Morning News and recently retired journalism lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Please join us at 6:30 PM, Thursday, March 14th.  Admission is free and guests are always welcome.

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