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Spring/Summer 2022 Genealogical Record 
 
The Spring/Summer issue of the Genealogical Record with terrific articles by Deborah Turkleson, Susan Ruske, and Rachel Frame is now available to HGF members.  Articles in this issue tell the stories of a family in the Great Depression, of poor Irish immigrants becoming farmers in antebellum Kansas, and of a German immigrant who fought in the Civil War and worked as a tailor for twenty-five years while raising a family.  Other articles include suggestions on doing your family history. The issue also contains details on how you can submit an article for an upcoming Record and possbily win $150. for the best article for that issue. 
 
HGF members can access this and all previous issues of the Record by logging into the HGF website, going to Member Resources, and then to The Genealogical Record
 
 


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Houston Suffragists Project

In 2019, five HGF members, Rae Bryant, Monica Andersen, Mary Hollis, Ginny Douglas, and Barbara Richards,  inspired by the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment,  teamed-up to look for Houston suffragists from 1920. After scouring Houston’s archival closets looking for suffragists and with additional research help from HGF members Lynda Collins, Randy Pace, and Carolyn Shimek, they uncovered the story of the first women to vote in federal elections in Texas and data on several thousand 1920 suffragists. With the help of Walter Steets, they developed the Houston Suffragists Project website to tell the story of this election and allow you to search for women who were part of this history.


 

Upcoming Events
October 1
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Gravestone Conservation with Lowell Herzog
Auditorium Bayland Community Center 6400 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77074 and  Online Webinar   Gravestones and Genealogy--The Connections (and Strange Stories) Between Gravestones, Printed Materials, ...

November 5
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Writing Your Family History with Lynn Palermo
HGF Fall Seminar on Writing Your Family History   Genealogists know a great deal about discovering their family histories using records, DNA, photographs, and maps ...

December 3
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Canadian Genealogy Online with Dave Obee
Canadian Genealogy Online   Many Americans have ancestors or cousins in Canada, and research north of the border can be rewarding. It is important to ...

January 7
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
A Nation of immigrants: US naturalization and genealogy with Irene Walters
A Nation of immigrants: US naturalization and genealogy   In this talk we will discuss the history of naturalization laws and requirements in the ...

February 4
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors with Christine Woodcock
  In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors   In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors In order to be successful researching your Scottish ancestors, you need ...