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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 for a half-hour with snacks and socializing.  Our program about 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.






The Zula B Wylie Library Presents a

Virtual Genealogy Lesson

Finding Your Roots — Using the Census

Presented by Dave Klauck and the Cedar Hill Genealogy Society

This second part of our series on genealogy basics will give the experienced researcher and beginner alike, the lowdown on our most useful research tool — the US Federal Census.

Please join us at your computer at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 10th by Zoom

We will be opening the — virtual — meeting room fifteen minutes starting time.  Sign in early and chat with your fellow attendees.

You Must Register to join  


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